Nick Suzuki’s bearing is reminiscent of Crosby and Toews, says Bob Hartley


In the waves of BPM Sports Friday during Le Retour Des Sportifs, Bob Hartley expressed his opinion on the next captain of the Montreal Canadiens. According to him, there is no doubt that Suzuki should be the next Habs captain.

He even launched an interesting argument by saying that the presence of the young CH midfielder reminds him of Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews.

It should be noted that he was not comparing Suzuki to those players who have already proven on multiple occasions that they belong to the elite.

Also according to Hartley, number 14 of Habs he is much more mature than his 23 years and expresses himself very well. He would be ready to take on the daunting task of being the captain of the largest franchise in history.

Hartley seems to agree that Joel Edmundson would make a good captain as he is already highly respected in the organization, but Suzuki remains his final pick.

“Edmundson is a good guy, a great leader and a good person, but Suzuki ticks all those boxes despite being younger. – Bob Hartley

Throughout the segment, the prolific former manager touted Nick Suzuki’s captain role. According to the Hawkesbury native, the young center has a lot of respect for the game, he is humble and a hard worker. He is already a pro at what he does at just 23 years old.

Another argument he made about Edmundson is that within two years he risks becoming a bargaining chip if the defensive brigade’s hopes develop well.

Des Kaiden Guhle, Jordan Harris, Justin Barron, and we might even add Mattias Norlinder to the list, could make great defenders, which would make the 29-year veteran more likely to be traded.

Even though the Habs would be able to make the playoffs there, it would still be good value and combined with other resources, the CH would be able to acquire an impact player when the trade expires.

Personally, whether it’s Edmundson, Suzuki or even Anderson, I don’t mind much, because they would all be great candidates. However, I believe Suzuki remains the best choice in the long run. In addition to everything Bob Hartley has said about center, let’s not forget that Nick Suzuki was on the scene when Juraj Slafkovsky was announced as the first overall pick in the Montreal draft. This shows that the organization has great faith in him.

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– Another defeat by decision of the Quebecer.

– You should do without it.

– Come back!

– For a change, the Canadians will face the United States in the final.

– A sale that would still go on?


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