He’ll be ready … maybe

It could be a night-before-game-day-decision.

Mike Komisarek hopes that when he talks to the doctor, before Canadiens’ team meal this evening, he’ll be cleared to play in Game 1 tomorrow night.

"I feel pretty good,&q

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The season in stats

The Canadiens' Playoff Guide, hot off the press today, is jam-packed with statistics on the 2007-'08 season.

Here are some that caught my eye:

The power play: First in

One more sleep – and do not disturb

Canadiens practice at 4 this afternnoon and then check into a downtown hotel.

In his pre-practice press conference, Guy Carbonneau said he wanted to isolate his players from distractions,

Clutch scoring

Just a fun stat to peruse while waiting one more sleep for the fun to begin.

I defined a clutch goal as one that put the Canadiens ahead or

Shocking confession!

May as well just spit it out:

I like the Boston Bruins.

No matter how this series goes, short of Jeremy Reich or Milan Lucic taking out a gun and

Bob the Bhodisatva

Did you hear the one about the Zen master who went up to the Belll Centre hot dog stand and said: "Make me one with everything."

He wasn't sitting

About the regular season …

I thought about doing a report card, but that would have necessitated mediocre grades for some players who came up huge when it mattered most.

Like Bryan Smolinski. Probably

First in the East!

Too nice a day in Montreal to spend the afternoon indoors. It's Canadiens-Boston regardless.

Just caught the last 10 minutes, and Pittsburgh did not play with anything resembling urgency.


About last night …

How do the Canadiens improve on perfection?

That's their challenge when the playoffs begin on Thursday.

They've ended the regular season with three flawless games, in Ottawa and at home

LOUD … and it will be louder

Gregory Stewart said he'd never heard anything like it in his life.

The 21-year-old rookie grew up a Bruins fan in Kitchener. Last night, he was in the Bell