After years of ignoring obvious liberties opponents were taking with their stars, the Montreal Canadiens have signed the heaviest of the heavyweights, Georges Laraque. Good idea. He can play a semi-regular shift, he speaks French and he has a devastating left, as seen above.
Three years, $4.5 million, which is great for 31-year-old Georges. Fighters don’t last like skating defencemen. Alex Tanguay, Saku Koivu, Tomas Plekanec, you can now breathe easier.