Canadiens coach Claude Julien is not centered on Alexis Lafrenière

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“I’ve full religion within the NHL that we’ll be secure,” the coach stated. “Additionally, they’re giving us the choice to choose in or out based mostly on our consolation degree.”

When requested about his feedback to the Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, Julien stated: “All I stated was that if there’s a second the place I don’t really feel secure, I’d pull myself from the bench. However I don’t see that occuring if the NHL does what it plans on doing — testing quite a bit, placing us in a bubble and holding everybody secure.

“If at a degree I really feel actually, actually at risk, as a result of I’m 60 and there’s sure issues we dwell with at our age, my life and my household is extra essential than my job,” the coach added.