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 tied a game. Total goals are in parentheses.
Alex Kovalev: 19 (35)
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
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
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
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.
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
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
The ideal, from where I'm sitting:
• Canadiens beat Toronto to maintain momentum, but
• Pittsburgh beats Philadelphia on Sunday, relegating Canadiens to second in the Eastern Conference and a
He wasn't one of the game's three stars, but Ryan O'Byrne shoud have been.
As I was leaving the Bell Centre last night with Patrick V. Hickey, my friend
Bob Gainey wasn't grinning like a Cheshire cat on the elevator heading down to dressing room level.
But he should have been.
Much maligned all season for signing Bryan Smolinski