Surprise! Sun rises for O’Byrne

Ryan O’Byrne
Tomorrow is another day.

The world didn’t end for Canadiens defenceman Ryan O’Byrne, whose own-goal Monday sent the Habs into overtime and a shootout against the New York Islanders, a game Montreal

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Magic … to the Max

Max Pacioretty called his father this morning to tell him he'd be playing on a line with Robert Lang and Alex Kovalev.

Pacioretty père hung up the phone, jumped

About last night …

Final Pittsburgh flurry notwithstanding, for Canadiens fans the last game of the 2007-'08 hockey season was déja vu all over again.

December 4 at the Bell Centre. A rare

Pre-Game 6 quotes

From nhl.com Q.  Can you just talk about the atmosphere of the skate this morning?  Did you think the guys looked pretty loose?

COACH MIKE BABCOCK:  Yeah, I

A great final!

The best team in hockey won the Stanley Cup.

The gutsiest team in hockey made it close.

And Pittsburgh, battling back from a 3-1 deficit late in the third period,

Game 5 Notes

More from nhl.com DETROIT -- According to Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik, his defense partner, Sergei Gonchar, had his street clothes on and his bags packed when the

Advantage: Pittsburgh

At least for Game 6 tomorrow night, the Penguins have an edge.

Actually, two edges.

The first is psychological. In the crazy final minute of the third period last night, Henrik

Game 5 by the numbers

From nhl.com:

 

0 – Goals by Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin
in five games of the Stanley Cup Final. Malkin finally hit the
scoresheet when he earned an assist on

Setting the scene for Game 5

From nhl.com:

 

THE SKINNY

Penguins alive!

After 110 minutes of hockey, Petr Sykora sends the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 6.

Man of the Match: Marc-André Fleury, a Patrick Royesque 58 saves as Detroit