The Montreal Canadiens rank first in the National Hockey League in terms of turnovers, which means many players find themselves in the unfortunate situation of blocking shots.
The bottom line: defender David Savard will be sidelined for six to eight weeks due to a blocked shot. And he’s not the first Habs player to miss multiple games due to a blocked shot, raising Michel Bergeron’s ire.
“I was disgusted to see this,” he told JiC on Wednesday. We seem to determine whether a player is good or not by blocking shots. While watching the match yesterday [mardi, contre les Devils du New Jersey]I’m cursed because all the players in the defensive zone are there to block shots [en se fermant les yeux]. I felt sick when I saw this!”
Watch Michel Bergeron’s entire article in the video above.