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The Canadiens didn’t look great last night against the Buffalo Sabres, a team that only landed in Montreal two hours before the game and still managed to outplay the Habs.
Alex Auld looked weak on a few goals, giving up five along the way. The Habs responded three times, including a rare goal by Ryan O’Byrne. Mathieu Darche and Tom Pyatt rounded out the scoring for the Canadiens.
Too many cooks?
Not only did the Habs keep a lot of players late into camp, some are starting to question the number of veterans they’ve signed.
Well Habs fans, it’s August
18th and Carey Price still hasn’t signed. What’s he been up to lately? As has been reported elsewhere, he took part in a rodeo event in BC this past weekend.
As the article notes, Price should stick to hockey, “He recorded two no-time scores as he was unable to snare the calf’s hind leg with his lasso.”
It’s good to see that the article mentions that Price needed to receive approval to participate, because that means the Canadiens at least intend to sign him. Seriously though, we’re getting perilously close to September. How long until the dreaded ‘H’ word makes it into articles? Can the Canadiens seriously start the year with Alex Auld in net?
via a James Duthie tweet,
Alex Auld to Montreal 1 million, 1 year
via Darren Dreger Twitter, Alex Auld claimed by Rangers on re-entry
from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,
The Stars today placed backup goalie Alex Auld on waivers, which means there is little chance the team will trade Marty Turco before the March 3 trade deadline.
GM Joe Nieuwendyk, who is traveling to Cornell to have his number retired this weekend, confirmed that Turco will likely stick with the team.
“I don’t want to ever say never, but we would have to be blown away with a great offer to deal him now,’’ Nieuwendyk said. “We feel this is the best move for our team going forward, so that’s the plan right now.’‘
FRISCO, Tex. – Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk announced today that the club has acquired goaltender Alex Auld from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for San Jose’s sixth-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (previously acquired).
“Alex is a proven NHL veteran with a track record of success in this league,” said Nieuwendyk. “He has size and ability, and we expect him to be an excellent goaltender for us.”
from Jim Kelley at Sports Illustrated,
Here’s a list of those who have come to camp this week hoping, in some cases against hope, for another opportunity to find themselves worthy of a smile from the Powers That Be.
Martin Gerber and Alex Auld, Ottawa Senators
Or is it Alex Gerber and Martin Auld? The Senators will try to cobble a Frankenstein goaltender out of the bits of two still-young men who separately once held great promise but can’t seem to make the pieces of their game fit. The gods wreaked havoc with goalie Ray Emery’s head last season and had so much fun that they also messed with the minds of Gerber and, in the offseason, the defense that will play in front of him. Sens GM Bryan Murray brought in Auld to provide support for the always fragile Gerber, but Auld is a bit of a mind-games victim himself.
From TSN’s tracker:
Ottawa signs UFA goaltender Alex Auld to a 2 year deal worth $1-million (per season)