Although the NHL is still without players on the ice, the AHL schedule has gotten well underway.
The Hamilton Bulldogs played two games over the weekend against their cross-province rivals, the Toronto Marlies.
While the Habs' farm team took the first game 4-1, they fell harshly in the second contest, losing 0-5.
Louis Leblanc and Aaron Palushaj currently lead the team in scoring with two goals a piece.
Habs and Hockey News
- The ECHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, the Wheeling Nailers, have not fared very well. They are goaless this season and lost their weekend games against Reading and Elmira.
- HabsWorld has a full report on the last week of action for the Hamilton Bulldogs and Wheeling Nailers.
- The NHL and NHLPA are still talking, but not necessarily negotiating. Apparently, representatives on both sides of the lockout had telephone conversations on Sunday but those talks have yet to translate into concrete negotiations
- After a thirty-day stint in Germany's 2nd division, Wayne Simmonds and Chris Stewart are moving to the top league in the Czech Republic.