When the Cinderella season finally ended, your Montreal Canadiens shook the hands of the players who had just eliminated them.
Then they stood at centre ice, waving their sticks at those who had stayed at the Bell Centre till the bitter end of a 6-1 loss.
Watching, I couldn’t suppress a nagging, glass-half-empty thought:
This acknowledgement of fan support surely will be repeated in the spring of 2014.
But it might be after 82 games.
No Carey Price. No Brian Gionta. No Brandon Prust. No Lars Eller. No Ryan White. No hope? Your bruised and battered Montreal Canadiens face elimination Thursday night at the Bell Centre. To the undoubted delight
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