P.K. Subban got the message. After being a distraction to the organization, young Canadiens defenseman joins the team concept so dearly defended by his teammates this season.
Less than 48 hours after signing a two-year pact that will bring him $ 5.75 million in total, Subban has joined the team in Ottawa morning before taking part in an optional training alongside Yannick Weber, Michael Blunden and Peter Budaj.
“I spoke with Marc Bergevin, Michel Therrien and some of my teammates and everyone looks forward. Win games, that’s why we’re all here. ‘
Has not played a single NHL game in nearly 11 months, Subban will however still wait before giving a helping hand to CH, who will not be in uniform tonight against the Senators. The date of his return to the game has not yet been set.
In the meantime, the flamboyant defender will overdrive on the ice … and in the locker room.
“The team comes first. This is a team concept and is immediately noticeable. If we compare this training than last year, it’s completely different. My goal is to first integrate myself into this group hoping that I can contribute in any way. ‘
To do this, Subban should familiarize themselves with the new game system implemented by the new head coach.
“Marc and Michel will do everything in their power to facilitate reintegration my team. This is very important because I missed all training camp and the first team matches. It has also spoke briefly this morning, “says Subban.
One thing is certain, it is already captivated by what he saw on television during the first week of team activities. “It’s exciting to see the team play. What is that motivation to join this group! ‘
He does not know the identity of the first team he will face this season, Subban is also uncertainty about the role that will give Therrien outset ice time, power play, disadvantage digital … responsibilities, Subban has the merit, says he.
“As a player in the NHL, it must always be proven, especially in Montreal where he must do every night. ‘
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