Top Cheese: January 2020 Edition

Here are a few thoughts on different topics surrounding the Habs’ as the team is just coming out of a second 8-game game losing streak and their playoffs’ hopes are rapidly fading. The team’s Bye week is coming soon, from January 19-26 and the All-Star break is on the weekend of January 25th, where Canadiens’ captain Shea Weber will be representing the Bleu, Blanc, Rouge. Feel free to share on Social Media and post your comments as they are always welcomed.

Just when fans didn’t think that it could get worse than going through an eight-game winless streak, they went through another one just a few weeks later. While they are not mathematically eliminated yet, this last series of defeats pretty much sealed the Canadiens’ fate when it comes to making the playoffs. At the time of writing this, they are seven points out of the last Wild Card spot and must leapfrog five other teams – and hope they all get cold – by going on a winning streak themselves. To complicate things, they’ll have to survive the next week or so without Jonathan Drouin and Paul Byron for sure, and maybe without Joel Armia and Brendan Gallagher too.

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