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Michael Ziegler
Education: Bialik High School Class of 2013, Dawson College Class of 2015, McGill Political Science Student. Born and raised in Montreal, the Canadiens have always been a big part of my life. What started out as a way to blow off some steam after a tough loss in the 2011 playoffs eventually became a popular hit with Facebook friends around the internet. On PGT, I like to dissect each and every Habs game and promote discussion about the team. Other interests: Aside from Hockey and sports in general, I love music. During the summer I work for Camp Wingate, a sleep-away sports camp just north of Montreal. Favourite places in Webspace: If you are looking for the latest news around the NHL, visit For more Montreal Canadiens talk, visit, or

10 Thoughts on October

1. What an absolutely atrocious start to the season. I can barely think of one positive on this roster right now.

2. Carey Price needs to be a lot better.

3. Alex Galchenyuk needs an opportunity. Another waste of talent in Montreal.

4. Victor Mete has been awesome. Great find.

5. Karl Alzner's contract is looking pretty brutal right now.

6. What happened to Jeff Petry????

7. Tomas Plekanec just doesn't have it anymore. Should be his last season in Montreal.

8. Max Pacioretty. Gotta be the leader. Gotta be the go to guy. Time to figure it out.

9. Mario Tremblay. Shame on this guy for releasing the "info" he did about Galchenyuk. If it's true, its a breach of Alex's privacy. If it's a lie, shame on him.

10. Sorry to be that guy, but we're in for a long season people. RIP season 2017-18. Sad!


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4. The Whiteout
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Quick hitter: the Habs have traded AHL forward Patrick Holland to the New York Rangers in exchange for fellow AHLer Adam Cracknell.

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Here's the hilarious tweet Cracknell sent out after the trade: