A point salvaged

Not the best game of Jaroslav Halak’s career.

Not that he got much support. Frustrated for 40 minutes by the master game-planner, St. Louis coach Andy Murray, Canadiens came alive with a 13-4 shot barrage and the only goal of the thi

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Still number one

Canadiens are alone atop the Northeast Division after Ottawa got stomped 5-1 in Carolina this afternoon.

Former Senator Joe Corvo scored a hat trick and had five shots on

Sundin?

Steve Simmons reports, in the Toronto Sun, that a deal was in place:

Mats Sundin, a Montreal Canadien?

About last night …

Pass the Gravol.

Having tumbled from first to fifth in the Eastern Conference Thursday night, Canadiens shot up to second by beating the Islanders. How long they remain in

HA-LAK!

Not bad for a back-up goaltender.

The Canadiens' number-two-but-trying-harder is 8-0 career at the Bell Centre, where fans appreciate his skill and his easily chantable family name.

Jaroslav Halak

About last night …

One team played postseason hockey at the Bell Centre last night.

It was not your Montreal Canadiens.

Ottawa wanted it more, and the Senators played that way: tight, hard-hitting, highly-disciplined

Martin F. Gerber

Doesn't sound right, does it?

How about this then: F.ifth place?

The loss to Ottawa and a shootout win by New Jersey left Canadiens behind the Devils, the Senators, the

Timmins on Sergei

Trevor Timmins, Canadiens' director of player recruitment and development, was on his way to Peterborough for an OHL game when I caught up with him on his cell

About last night …

A statement game by your Montreal Canadiens.

The statement, loud, clear and totally unambiguous: We are for real.

My favourite part of the statement game was the statement period. Leading

F. no more


Just Martin Brodeur.

What the heck, Canadiens have beaten him three times in a row – the latest in a battle for first place in the Eastern Conference.

Brodeur