About last night …

Pierre Gauthier, who is an assistant general manager for the Chicago Blackhawks, was in the pressbox Sunday night.
He could be seen deep in conversation with another former Canadiens GM, André Savard.
So here’s something to chew on while we wait for a puff of white smoke to emerge from the chimney of Casa Subban in Toronto:
If Andrei Markov had played 82 games last season, would Gauthier still be running your Montreal Canadiens?
Would Jacques Martin still be their coach?

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About last night …

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About last night …

I'm sick already of the whole torch shtick Bell Centre fans will have to endure before each Canadiens home game.
But a torch was passed during that