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 3-0 with 20 minutes to play, Canadiens dominate
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.
Our would-be Beasts of the East were not at their best in the west.
Canadiens were outshot in every game. They were outplayed for significant stretches – usually the
And for the longest time, it looked like the haul might be five.
Despite a parade to the penalty box, Canadiens stayed in this game at 1-1 for 52
A vignette that explains why your Montreal Canadiens are a first-place hockey team:
Trailing 4-2, L.A. pulls their goaltender with two minutes left. Canadiens gain possession and Guillaume Latendresse
Canadiens withstand an early L.A. onslaught – much as they did in Phoenix Thursday night – and beat the Kings 5-2.
Tom Kostopoulos – playing in the city
Mikhail Grabovski has dramatically enhanced his chances of playing regularly – in Russia next season.
Disappointed by being left out of the lineup in Phoenix last night, Grabovski traveled
You don't have to be a professional hockey scout to realize a basic truth about the Montreal Canadiens:
They win on the strength (and lose on the weakness) of
Grand larceny in the desert:
Outplayed for most of the game, Canadiens score three unanswered goals to score an unlikely 4-2 win over a fast, aggressive Phoenix team.
Canadiens' recently-anointed Number One goaltender is on the cover of The Hockey News Future Watch '08 issue.
The headline is: Peerless Price: The Games Hottest Prospect.
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