1st player from the Canadiens announces a major change to his equipment following the Johnson tragedy
BY ELIAS NOVEMBER 1, 2023 (8:15 PM)
It's now also having effects here, within the Montreal Canadiens organization.
Tonight, as part of the Laval Rocket game, forward Lias Andersson is wearing a neck guard for the very first time.
According to many, this is just the beginning.
Hats off to Lias Andersson! It's a great example to set for the youth and it comes from one of the best players of the Rocket and a possible future player for the Canadiens.
Andersson, 25, signed with the CH last summer.
He has accumulated a very solid 9 points, including 7 goals, in 7 games this season in Laval. A call-up is definitely possible in his case, and so it is with his neck guard that he would arrive with the Tricolore.
Players from other teams have also started the change: