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SlapThaBass

Tuna gets it.


Ansoker

Bien sûr!


pushaper

honestly the nicest moment of the game. I missed the opening face-off but would like to see slaf and Tatar at it. Very telling about Tatar that he wasn't traded, and that several members of staff wanted to see him. Budaj had Ned Flanders on his mask because he was considered to basically be the nicest guy when he was on the avalanche... I am very much hoping I can visit Slovakia one day if this is the type of person they make


Matiabcx

Many of us are fucking morons, but you are most welcome to come, hit me up and i’ll be happy to show you Bratislava around


Go_Habs_Go31

Wait, so how are many Slovakians “fucking morons?” 😅


wellpaidscientist

Just the ones with their dogs in a 7x7 cage in front of their homes. The rest are lovely. Spent a lot of time there (for an American, anyway). Loved it.


pUdepoD

Because they’re human!


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pushaper

thanks mate


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Blasselhad

From my brief experience meeting a bunch of the team for a work thing, Tatar was hands down the nicest guy. He took time to have a real conversation with me about Slovakia (I had travelled through it recently) and politely asked me to use his phone to take photos of him during the event.


lacoupe25

741 NHL games vs 0 NHL games. Very nice to see the comradery.


casicadaminuto

Tatar is a guy with such a big heart. At last World Championship he was something like a personal mentor for Slafkovsky, giving him tips and showing him the ropes. Big respect for the guy, very down to Earth and kind.


Jovzin

Lol I can hear from pic that "Ta ako? , Ta dobre hej. " Hehe.


Ivan3699

What does it mean?


SFFORLIFE

Something like: How are you? I am fine. But it was said in a eastern dialect thats why its funny. Think of it as two close friends speaking english but uses Alabama accent and slang.


Ivan3699

Thank you :)


it0xin

TOMASSSSS TATARRRRRRRRRR


jahowl

There is a guy with that chant at the Vancouver habs meetups.


whogivesashirtdotca

I was disappointed to realise the Devils hadn’t brought Nemec. Would’ve been a nice gesture to play him.


SaroTheTitan

THOMAS TATTTAAAAARRRRRRR


KingAlphie

Hoffman for Tatar, 1 for 1. Same cap hit.


djohnston02

Hoffman has one more year on his contract though…. I’d pay extra to balance that out.


BadDaddyN

TaTAR!


GundaniumA

I think back to all the great Slovakians we've had on our team in the past decade or so: Halak (yes I know that was 2010, but close enough), Tatar, Budaj, and now Slafkovsky and Mesar, and I can't help but smile :')


Baklazan12

Also Richard Zednik, but it is history 2000/2001-2005/2006. And Marcel Hossa 2001/2002-2003/2004, but Marcel was always between NHL and AHL.


GreatWhiteNorth4

It’s always cool to see the older guys from the “smaller” hockey countries (I realize Slovakia is hockey crazy but I’m referring to the sheer amount of nhlers) take the younger guys under the wing so to speak, even when they’re on separate teams. I think we all knew Tuna was a great guy from his time here, but moments like these really show you his character. I’ll always love the guy


Xkmlg

He’s UFA next season, why not


Zblancos

We have no place for him in the lineup


psykomatt

A lot can change in a season...


antoinePucket

I would start worrying about our future if we don't have any prospect making the jump next year.


Go_Habs_Go31

A fellow Slovakian teammate and mentor and former Habs player to help your first overall 18 year old potential star isn’t a bad idea at all.


DingDongBillyBong123

This makes wish Tuna was still in Montreal.


wellpaidscientist

I have been to several countries. Slovaks have consistently been remarkably decent, kind, and chill.


0bl1v10n204

This is beautiful. I love and miss Tuna Tartare.


skradmore

Man, I loved Tatar on the habs