We witnessed a special scene at Habs practice today

Published February 28, 2023 at 8:01 PM

It is always fascinating to observe what happens during Montreal Canadiens' training since Martin St-Louis arrived.

He is truly a special coach, different from the others, and we love it.

Sometimes it's about the details, but details that mean a lot to the players.

A revealing gesture

We had another good example today at the Habs' practice.

Martin St-Louis and his colleagues gave the players and other staff members who usually do this task a little break, and they stayed after the training to pick up all the pucks.

Needless to say, as a hockey player, especially at the highest levels, you never see coaches staying to pick up all the pucks like that after a training session.

It's a small gesture, but it says so much about St-Louis' philosophy and attitude.

I don't think I've ever seen a head coach do that in my life, let alone an NHL head coach.

We thought it was worth mentioning:

Here's another interesting scene observed after the Canadiens' practice, and it's also very rare to see this in the NHL:

The coaches, including Martin St-Louis, stayed to do skating drills with Joel Edmundson.

They didn't just watch, they did it with him. Imagine how motivating that is for a player.

It's really beautiful to see all of this!
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We witnessed a special scene at Habs practice today

Which one of the following would you take as head coach of your team?

Martin St-Louis27574.1 %
Jon Cooper6517.5 %
John Tortorella174.6 %
Jim Montgomery143.8 %
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