Monster statement by Sean Monahan at a press conference
We had no idea that his comments would be so important, starting with his thoughts on Martin St-Louis.
Sean Monahan at press briefing: "Marty (St-Louis) was one of the main reasons why I wanted to extend my deal with the #CH!".
I think we may still be underestimating MSL's contribution to the organization! #Habs #Canadiens- Marc-Olivier Beaudoin (@MOBeaudoin1) June 21, 2023
"Martin St-Louis is in the Hall of Fame as a player, but he's also in the Hall of Fame as a person. (...), I've never had a coach like this in my life and he's part of the reason I decided to come back to Montreal. "
- Sean Monahan- Hockey 360 (@hockey360) June 21, 2023
That's a really incredible statement to make to your head coach. There's often respect around the league between players and coaches, but not to this extent.
Monahan was also keen to reassure everyone about his state of health. Let's not forget that this player scored over 80 points the last time he was really healthy:
This is really exciting for what's to come!
Sean Monahan discusses his one-year contract extension with the Canadiens!
Sean Monahan speaks about his one-year deal with the Canadiens!#GoHabsGo https://t.co/bSxw1Vifm3- Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 21, 2023