Arber Xhekaj and Cole Caufield
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WOW: Arber Xhekaj Makes a Stunning Move For His Teammate Cole Caufield

Published March 10, 2024 at 3:08 PM

During the game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs last night, a truly surprising scene involving Arber Xhekaj and Cole Caufield occurred towards the end of the second period.

Indeed, although the sheriff is accustomed to laying down the law and protecting his teammates by himself, CH's number 72 took a completely different approach this time.

Instead of avenging Cole Caufield, who had just been pushed by Cale Jarnkrok in front of Samuel Montembeault's net, Xhekaj decided to hold back his opponent, thereby giving the small forward a chance to get his revenge.

Number 22 took the opportunity to throw a few punches at the Maple Leafs' forward.

«Arber Xhekaj holds back the Maple Leafs player so that Cole Caufield can throw a few punches, after Jarnkrok pushed Cole in front of Sam Montembeault's net at the end of the 2nd period.» - Via Priyanta Emrith

Wow! We love it!

This is probably the first time we've witnessed such a sequence, but it certainly made us laugh.

Under the grip of Arber Xhekaj, Calle Jarnkrok was forced to take the punches from Cole Caufield, who was simply unable to defend himself. We knew the matchup against the Leafs would be intense, but we didn't expect to see such a scene at all.

Certainly, Wifi's contribution was greatly felt last night. There's no doubt that he will become an essential element to the Canadiens' success, especially when the team is in a position to qualify for the playoffs.

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