Few observers expect the Montreal Canadiens to thrive next season in a year of rebuilding. That doesn’t dampen Nick Suzuki’s enthusiasm.
In an interview with the Montreal Gazettethe young center player explained why he believes that CH could thwart the forecasts.
“I’m passionate about making people lie,” he said. I don’t think people sell our skin dearly. I spoke to Sean Monahan about our training. We have a pretty strong team and I think we’re pretty underrated. That’s actually not a bad thing. I think we’re going to surprise people.”
Number 14 also talked about the possibility of forming a trio with Cole Caufield and the “little” new Juraj Slafkovsky.
“Slafkovsky and I have been training together for a few weeks, we skate together. It’s good to meet him, fun to be with. He’s bigger on the ice than I thought. He works very hard, he will be ready for the camp and we will see how the lines will be assembled.
“One thing I noticed about him is that he likes to pass the puck. He won’t just strike at the slightest opportunity. He wants to make plays and put the puck in the net. I think we would complement each other well in that respect.”
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