He likes Mike

Writing in La Presse today, Mathias Brunet heaps praise on Mike Ribeiro.

Brunet says he’s been a Ribeiro backer since the early days of t

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Flyers – Penguins II

Setting up the post early today so I can go spend some time with my dear 91-year-old mother.

Mike Ribeiro: Phone home. Whatever she tried to teach you didn't

Stars – Wings II

It's a beautiful spring evening in Montreal – much too nice to be indoors watching a game that does not feature the Canadiens.

When I was a wee lad

Flyers – Penguins I

Same deal as last night: feel free to vent if you're watching the game.

Let's hope the zebras do a better job. Bill McCreary was brutal. The 5-on-3 was

Once a whiner …

Mike Ribeiro tells Pierre Durocher of the Journal de Montréal that he never got a fair chance with the Canadiens.

"I could never exploit my talennt to thhe

Stars-Wings I

What I'll do through the Canadiens-less – boo-hoo-hoo! – remaining playoff rounds is create a venting post for each game.

I think both series have the potential to

How Swede it is?

Do you suppose this latest contagion of madness in Toronto may spur Mats Sundin toward seeking greener pastures?

Like at this end of the 401?

The firing of Paul Maurice

About this afternoon …

You didn't really think Ol' Velcro Lips would start name-dropping, did you?

True to form, Bob Gainey said much, revealed little. Using the brief time that's elapsed since the

Was that Bob Gainey or Leonard Cohen?

Toward the end of their 50-minute season review/look ahead, Bob Gainey and Guy Carbonneau were asked whether two goaltenders could be kept happy next season.

"Happiness," Gainey replied, his

You be the GM

Any suggestions for Bob Gainey?

Puck-moving defenceman?

More sand on the back end? It sounds like a proctological affliction, but Pierre McGuire thinks it's what Canadiens need.

A big centre?

A take-no-prisoners