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Max Domi Meant No Harm

from Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette,

“I didn’t mean to hurt him.”

Those words are spoken by just about every NHL player who is suspended for injuring an opponent and the Canadiens’ Max Domi is no exception.

“It’s a real tough situation, obviously, for everyone involved,” Domi said after practice Friday in Brossard about being suspended by the NHL for five pre-season games after sucker-punching Florida defenceman Aaron Ekblad in the face during a 5-2 loss to the Panthers Wednesday night at the Bell Centre. “I feel bad about it. It’s not the way I wanted to handle that. It’s an emotional game. Obviously, I’m an emotional player. I’ve known Aaron for a long time. Grew up playing against each other. We always play hard, always battle, whether it was in minor hockey, junior, the national level and now the NHL, too. By no means did I want to hurt him.”

There it is.

Of course Domi wanted to hurt Ekblad … that’s the idea behind punching someone in the face. Maybe he wasn’t planning to break the defenceman’s nose and leave him on the ice in a pool of blood, but that’s what happened.


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Video- Max Domi Suspended For The Remaining Preseason Games

NEW YORK (Sept. 20, 2018) – Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason for roughing Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad during NHL Preseason Game No. 29 in Montreal on Wednesday, Sept. 19, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safetyannounced today.

The incident occurred at 0:56 of the third period. Domi was assessed a match penalty as well as a minor penalty for roughing.

The explanation.





Below, two former NHL players with their opinion.

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Video- Max Domi With A Sucker Punch

Match penalty.


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Max Domi On His New Team

from Mike Shulman of the CP at TSN,

The Montreal Canadiens scored the third-least amount of goals last season and finished fourth from the bottom in the league’s standings.

But recently-acquired winger Max Domi is hopeful next year’s team can find the back of the net with greater frequency, especially if he can have a bounce-back campaign of his own.

“I think, as a group, we’re going to have to all just be better and up our game a little bit,” he said in a phone interview last week while in Toronto for DSkate, a hockey camp for kids with Type 1 diabetes.

“It’s going to be tough. But, obviously, no doubt in my mind that we can do it. And, I mean, when you’ve got a goalie like Carey Price, guys like Shea Weber, (Max) Pacioretty, (Brendan) Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin, the list goes on of all these outstanding hockey players, you have the pieces it takes to win and it’s just a matter of making it all work. I’m excited to fit in whatever way I’m asked to and make it work, so it’s going to be a great year.”


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The Montreal Canadiens Traded For A Less Talented Player In Max Domi

from Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette,

I haven’t seen a whole lot of the Arizona Coyotes the past couple of seasons — perhaps because they were rancid.

Most of what I recall of Max Domi dates back to the world juniors, when he was pretty good — and so flashy that he made P.K. Subban look like a shrinking violet. Let’s just say that if cockiness was talent, Max Domi would have been Connor McDavid.

He isn’t.

Perhaps a couple of tough years in the desert have taught the young man how to be humble. We’ll see. He has some grit, but the younger Domi is more than just a gritty winger. Or should be. He has to be better than he showed in Arizona the past two seasons. He has skills and you know he’s going to show up, which you didn’t know with Galchenyuk from one game to the next.

What Domi doesn’t have is what Alex Galchenyuk has: Premium Grade A National Hockey League talent.


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A Two-Year Contract Extension For Max Domi In Montreal

MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced on Saturday they had agreed to terms with forward Max Domi on a two-year contract (2018-19 to 2019-20).

The deal has an average annual value of $3.15 million for the Canadiens, who acquired Domi from the Arizona Coyotes on Friday in exchange for Alex Galchenyuk.

Domi, 23, was Arizona's first-round pick (12th overall) at the 2013 Draft. Last season, he recorded 45 points (9G, 36A) in 82 contests. In 222 NHL games to date - all with the Coyotes - Domi has 36 goals and 135 assists.

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Video/Audio- Alex Galchenyuk And Max Domi Needed A Change Of Scenery

Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet breaks down the trade.



added 7:30am, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette on the trade,

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Montreal Trades Alex Galchenyuk. For Max Domi

added 9:42pm, Montreal press release is below.

added 9:49pm, Arizona release is below.

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Video- Max Domi Out With Upper-Body Injury

Today the Arizona Coyotes placed Max Domi on IR and listed him as week-to-week with an upper-body injury.

Check out his left eye after this fight with Garnet Hathaway on Thursday night.


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People Don’t Like The Choice Of Socks By Max Domi

from PostMedia Network,

Former Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Tie Domi tweeted a photo Wednesday of his NHLer son, Max, showing off star-spangled Donald Trump socks with the caption, "Game day socks. Make America Great again."

"My son @max_domi wore these socks yesterday and he is [Canadian]. @realDonaldTrump won & so did @ArizonaCoyotes," the 47-year-old hockey vet typed alongside the image.

It didn't take long for the backlash on Twitter to begin, with fans expressing their anger at what they interpreted as Domi family support for controversial president-elect Donald Trump.

"The Domi family lost a lot of respect with this," tweeted Nick Richard.

"I've been a fan of yours since I was old enough to understand hockey. This makes me sick," added Emiley MacKinnon.

read on and it includes the original tweet with comments

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Video- Max Domi’s Uppercut Connects With Ryan Kesler’s Chin

Max Domi received five for fighting and Ryan Kesler two for roughing and receiving an uppercut punch from Domi.

Kesler did go to the dressing room but did return in the Ducks 5-1 win over the Coyotes.


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Max Domi optimistic about Coyotes’ playoff chances

From TSN:

The Coyotes finished the regular season 35-39-8, fourth in the Pacific Division and nine points out of the final wild card playoff spot. [Max] Domi believes the team is ready to take the next step and reach the postseason for the first time since 2012.

“There’s no reason we can’t,” said Domi. “We came out of the gates pretty hot this year and we beat some high-end teams but when the nitty gritty comes down to it, you gotta be able to win after the All-Star break — that’s when it really matters. Finding a way to find that consistency and manage that throughout an 82-game season will be pretty clutch for us and there’s no reason we can’t do it.”

The Coyotes promising start last season included opening 13-9-1 and a 24-20-5 record at the All-Star break. However, the young team limped to the finish line with an 11-19-3 record in their final 33 games to end the year.

Sensing a need for help blueline, Coyotes general manager John Chayka added defencemen Alex Goligoski and Luke Schenn during the off-season, two players Domi believes will have an immediate impact on the team.

“It’s amazing,” Domi said of the additions. “I mean our D core is pretty solid. Goligoski is unbelievable, I had to play against him quite a bit when he was in Dallas and Luke Schenn, I watched him when he was with the Leafs and played against him a little bit this year too in L.A. Both of those guys are going to be outstanding and the other new guys we got are going to be awesome too.”


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Being Max Domi

from Kristina Ruterford of Sportsnet,

Max Domi skates along the boards at morning practice and flashes a grin before he stops short of the blue-line. A kid wearing glasses and a white Coyotes sweater runs over and pushes his face up against the glass. When No. 16 moves up in line for a passing drill, the kid moves with him, shuffling in his sneakers.

This is not a scene you’d expect to see in Hockeytown. In Arizona, maybe. But here in Detroit there are only five Coyotes fans in the stands watching an off-day skate, and three of them wear the sweater of the dynamic winger who’s played just half a season in the NHL. After practice, Domi signs autographs and talks with his fans. He’s the last Coyote to take his skates off.

Domi looks like a natural because he is. The 20-year-old is as prepared as one could possibly be for this life, thanks to being the son of former Toronto Maple Leafs fan favourite, Tie. But Domi is the first to admit you can never be entirely ready for your rookie year in the NHL, even if you text regularly with Mats Sundin.


Rutherford also has the same type of feature on Jack Eichel and Nikolaj Ehlers.

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Videos- Plays You May Have Missed From Friday’s NHL Games

Jordin Tootoo gets two...


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Videos- Columbus/Arizona Walk The Fine Line Between Fighting Majors And Roughing Penalties

19:42 ARI Shane Doan  Game misconduct against  Boone Jenner
19:42 ARI Shane Doan  Misconduct (10 min) against  Boone Jenner
19:42 CBJ Boone Jenner  Misconduct (10 min) against  Shane Doan
19:42 CBJ Scott Hartnell  Roughing against  John Scott
19:42 ARI John Scott  Roughing against  Scott Hartnell
19:42 ARI John Scott  Roughing against  Scott Hartnell

Video evidence....



Below, Doan talks about the calls by the ref plus video of another flare-up...

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Video- Max Domi’s Month

via Sportsnet,

While everyone focused on Connor McDavid, Arizona was cheering on their rookie sensation who earned 11 points in 11 games through the first month of the season.


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Max Domi Living With Type I Diabetes

from Sarah McLellan of azcentral sports,

Domi is not only adjusting to life in the National Hockey League.

He’s also adapting to living with a diabetic-alert dog who will notify Domi when his blood-sugar level is out of his normal range.

For Domi, a stable zone is from 4.7 to 8. His glucometer measures in the Canadian and international standard, which is expressed in millimoles per liter. In the U.S., levels are read in milligrams per deciliter. Domi’s range in U.S. metrics is 85 to 145.

Watching a scary movie, having an adrenaline spike before an important game and even  exercising can fluctuate his blood-sugar level.

If he drinks a Gatorade without giving himself insulin, his level could jump to 15 from 8 in only 15 minutes.

Conversely, two or three hard shifts on the ice could drop him from 8 to 3.

In the short term, low blood sugar is more dangerous and could cause a lack of consciousness. But over time, extremely high levels can have even more adverse effects on organ function.

much more including how his dog helps him out....

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Video- The Boys In Arizona

via Sportsnet,

Hockey Night in Canada host George Stroumboulopoulos sits down with Arizona Coyotes combination Max Domi and Anthony Duclair.

This is part 1 of the interview, check out for part 2 on Sportsnet later tonight.


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The Duo Of Anthony Duclair And Max Domi

from Frank Seravalli of TSN,

The duo has only sporadically played together so far - mostly on the power play - yet Domi has fed Duclair for three of his team-leading five goals, including a game-tying, feathery soft saucer pass in the third period on Tuesday night against the Devils.

“They have brought exactly what we thought they could. They are quick, they’re strong with the puck and they’re extremely skilled,” Maloney said. “To be honest, I’m not sure where we’d be right now without them.”

Of course, Maloney cautioned that it’s still ridiculously early in the season.

Domi and “The Duke” will no longer be catching teams by surprise, not after Duclair’s hat trick against the Ducks. And Duclair’s staggering five goals on nine shots - a staggering 55.6 shooting percentage - is unsustainable.

“I wish it was,” Maloney said, laughing.

Maloney is most impressed by the fact that two 20-year-olds have not only “built some credibility” with Arizona’s veterans, but that they’ve dragged a few of them along for the ride.


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Kudos for Coyotes

Among TSN's Scott Cullen's "Top 10 Storylines of the Week":


A team that was expected to finish at the bottom of the standings coming into the year, the Arizona Coyotes have opened the season by winning three of four games.

The biggest excitement comes from rookie wingers Max Domi and Anthony Duclair, who have combined to score seven of the team’s 13 goals.

Other difference-makers include veteran centre Martin Hanzal, who has seven assists, and goaltender Mike Smith, who has a .953 save percentage.

While none of this early production appears to be remotely sustainable, a hot Mike Smith could make a major difference. For example, the difference between Smith’s 2011-2012 season, when he had a career-high .930 save percentage, and last season, when he had a .904 save percentage, was approximately a 55-goal difference according to Hockey Reference.


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Video- Max Domi Receives His Own Lob Pass

via Sportsnet,

You thought you saw the best of Max Domi at the world juniors? Think again as he stuns fans and commentators alike with this jaw-dropping display of short-handed puck brilliance.


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Max Domi Signs Three-Year Entry-Level Contract With Phoenix

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Max Domi to a three-year, entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We are very pleased to sign Max to an entry-level contract," said Maloney. "Max is a very talented young player with a bright future.  He had an impressive prospect development camp and we look forward to watching his progress."

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Another Domi

from Bob McKenzie of TSN,

It probably isn’t the best week to be introducing you to Max Domi.

That’s because we are obliged to report that the 15-year-old son of retired NHL tough guy Tie Domi was suspended this week for eight games for his part in a line brawl in  a  Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) minor midget AAA game between his Don Mills Flyers and their arch rivals, the Toronto Marlies.

So right away, you’re going to start connecting the dots… son of Tie Domi… line brawl… 8-game suspension… a real chip off the old block, right?


The reason for getting to know Max is not because he’s a minor hockey enforcer cut from the same cloth as his dad but because he’s precisely the opposite—a talented, highly-skilled playmaking, goal-scoring centre who is, by most accounts, the top prospect available in this year’s Ontario Hockey League priority selection, aka the minor midget draft.


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