kinot-1 Posted March 12, 2016 Report Share Posted March 12, 2016 IT'S GONNA BE A WILD TIME IN MONTREAL TONIGHT MINNESOTA IS COMING TO TOWN. 7:00 PM HNIC, TVAS, TSN Radio 690,,, and other places. STUFF, FLUFF AND NUTS AND BOLTS. Montreal, beleagured by injuries, called up Dietz and forward Charles Hudon from their farm team, the St. John’s IceCaps. Both are expected to be in the lineup for the game, Darren Dietz will take a spot in the Montreal Canadiens lineup vacated by their star defenceman. Dietz, 22, has played in 163 American Hockey League games and was called up to the NHL team Friday. The rest of the day was a whirlwind as he got on a plane from Newfoundland, preparing for the morning skate prior to a game against the Minnesota Wild. Dietz, a 6-foot-1, 213-pound defenceman, has 16 points and 59 penalty minutes in 58 games this season. This will be Charles Hudon's second recall of the season. He is currently the leading goal scorer for the St. John's IceCaps with 20 goals in 58 games. Many analysts have dubbed him the best prospect in the organization, and were surprised that he wasn't recalled earlier in the season, (not sure why they were surprised, cuz I'm not ). Hudon's emergency recall is more puzzling, as the Canadiens have not announced any injuries to their 13 healthy forwards. If we assume that Mike Brown was injured following his fight on Thursday night, there needs to be one more injured player in order for Hudon to comply with the emergency recall rules. Whether Minnesota (31-27-10) can capitalize on the Canadiens' depleted back line remains to be seen. The Wild have just seven goals over their last four games and struggled again offensively in Thursday's 2-1 home loss to Edmonton. But enough about them. kinot-1's GDT Record 13-10-1 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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