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More mature Poehling has best opportunity yet to secure role with Canadiens

24 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

BROSSARD, Que. - Opportunity knocks again for Ryan Poehling , and he may not get a better one to cement his place in the NHL.
It was right there for Poehling in Montreal Canadiens training camp. The coaching staff left the door open to him to seize it-dressing him for five of six pre-season games and offering him the chance to not only unseat Cedric Paquette as the team's fourth-line centre, but to even potentially fill an offensive role above Jake Evans in the pecking order.
Instead Poehling was sent to the AHL after what proved to be a disappointing camp to the Canadiens-and to him.
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