About last night …

Let’s get one thing straight: Canadiens were beaten by the Sharks, not the zebras.

Referees Tim Peel and Chris Rooney were not great last night. They called some softies. They overlooked stuff that could have been called – including

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Not a great start

Call it a learning experience for Carey Price.

Tonight in San Jose, as Canadiens began a four-game western swing, the 20-year-old goaltender played like a rookie.

San Jose crowded Price.

About last night …

I'll cook Sunday dinner for anyone who thought Canadiens would sweep Buffalo and New Jersey this weekend.

And I'll dine alone.

I'll buy a round for everyne who thought the

First F. Place

81 points.

First in the Eastern Conference. Third, behind Detroit and Dallas, in the whole  National F. Hockey League.

The Montre-F-al Canadiens.


And now that Canadiens have beaten him twice

About last night …

Did anyone foresee this?

The consensus among so-called experts was Canadiens would finish out of the playoffs again this season.

They still might. But it would take quite

How’s the weather up there?

On Feb. 29, 2008, your amazin' Montreal Canadiens are in first place in the Northeast Division.

If they beat New Jersey at the Bell Centre on March 1, 2008

About last night …

So far, so good.

Like Red Fisher, I was – and remain – skeptical about the trade that sent Cristobal Huet to Washington.

Fisher and I  have as much

A crazy day ends happily

There was a palpable air of relief, tinged with sadness, in the winning dressing room.

Canadiens are 1-0 in the Carey Price era, and the goaltender who stopped 26

Hossa to Pittsburgh

Bob Hartley took a cell phone call and broke it on RDS. Pascal Dupuis goes to Pittsburgh also.

Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and a possible first-round


A stunning trade!

Two weeks ago, he's the Canadiens' number one goaltender.

A second-round draft choice?

Carey Price and Jaroslav Halak down the stretch?

Figure Guy Carbonneau likes