OK, the Canadiens missed the playoffs.
But here’s some consolation: Boston is dead after the first round.
In overtime of Game 7, Joel Ward buried a backhand and the Capitals move on to the second round.
P.K. Subban tweets: Wardo! With the snizzle, post game inte, and the fresh cut too!An NHL first: Seven games decided by one goal.
And the last time a rookie goaltender knocked out the defending Stanley Cup champions from Boston?
And Braden Holtby may end up visiting the White House.
• Danny Kristo has turned down an offer to turn pro and will play his senior season at the University of North Dakota.
Kristo, the Canadiens’ second round draft choice in 2008, can become an unrestricted free agent of the Canadiens don’t sign him by next summer.
The Canadiens had hoped Kristo would join top junior prospects Jared Tinordi, Brendan Gallagher, Nathan Beaulieu and Michaël Bournival in boosting the Hamilton Bulldogs next season.