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 of 27 Atlanta shots talked about losing "one of our brothers&quot

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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

Wow!

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

Campbell to San Jose

Steve Bernier amd a first-round draft choice to Buffalo.

And what do the Sharks do with Patrick Marleau, who'll make $6.25 million next season?

Pierre McGuire has Ryan Miller going

First rumours

TSN begins its Trade Centre special with Marian Hossa hypotheses.

Bob McKenzie says the Ottawa Senators offer would include Antoine Vermette, Christoph Schubert and Nick Foligno.

Darren Dreger's Montreal package:

Forsberg signs

Peter Forsberg is back – with Colorado.

Pierre McGuire, on Mitch Melnick's show this afternoon, says this will start an "arms race" in the Western Conference. Anaheim, San Jose,

And the winner is …

Don Waddell.

And in his acceptance speech, the Atlanta Thrashers general manager thanks his wife, his agent, God and Mats Sundin – not necessarily in that order.

Waddell is a

About last night …

What if the Rangers game, aka the Greatest Comeback in the History of Sports, really was the turning point of the Canadiens' season?

They haven't won since. And while

Gainey honoured … by the wrong team

Columbus Blue Jackets used the Bob Gainey playbook to embarrass Canadiens on their general manager's big night.

The visitors played tough, disciplined defensive hockey. Columbus managed just 22 shots

About last night …

Who would have thought Canadiens would get goals from Michael Ryder, Christopher Higgins, Saku Koivu ... and still lose?

Back to the drawing board for the shut-down game.

As Mike