Mathias Brunet of La Presse thought he had a scoop. Today Brunet reported the Canadiens had ordered equipment for Marian Hossa.
Players headed to Atlanta: Michael Ryder, Mark Streit (both of whom, like Hossa, scheduled to become UFAs July 1), plus a draft choice or prospect.
What happened was hockey gloves looking very much like those worn by the Canadiens were labeled "Hossa" and delivered to the Bell Centre on Tuesday.
New York Rangers wear the same colour gloves as the Canadiens. Rangers have a player named Hossa, Marian’s kid brother (and Canadiens’ first-round draft choice bust) Marcel.
Hey, does anyone have insider information on the size of Alex Tanguay’s "equipment"?
A cup was delivered to the Bell Centre …