Alex Galchenyuk to the World Juniors: “It’s a no brainer” #HABS #NHL


It was a five-point night for Habs’ prospect Alex Galchenyuk: three goals and two assists as the Sarnia Sting beat the Kingston Frontenacs 7-4 in Ontario Hockey League action in Sarnia Saturday night.

Galchenyuk, Montreal’s first round draft pick this year, now has 27 goals and 34 assists in 61 points for the Sting.

In the hours leading up to last night’s game, Alex’s head coach and general manager, Jacques Beaulieu, joined me in The Locker Room, from 6-7.  Jacques talked about the the things he likes about Alex’s game, right now.

The topic of conversation then moved to Jacques’ son, Nathan, a defenceman with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.  Jacques spoke of the on-ice challenges his son is facing as a first-year pro within the Canadiens’ organization.

You can listen to my interview with Jacques Beaulieu from yesterday right here:

http://www.cjad.com/Blog/HabsNews/blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10480172

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About ahefter

I have covered hockey extensively during my 30-year sports broadcasting career. From the Miracle on Ice at Lake Placid to the Edmonton Oiler dynasty years, I've shared my views on hockey with listeners in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. You can "catch me in action" on Youtube at the following URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n5BdB9ngYw My radio stops include TSN 690 Montreal, CJAD Montreal, CKNW Vancouver, and CKEY Toronto. I also ran the Canadian Press sports desk (radio). My travels as a network reporter have taken me to four Olympics, most recently Vancouver 2010. I'm currently an Applied Assistant Professor within the School of Communication at the University of Hartford.
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