About last night …

Easter came early.

Cristobal Huet rose from the grave he’d dug himself in the third period and made five saves in OT and two more in the shootout to give the Canadiens their 16th road win of the season.

You have to admire

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What’s new? 3-2 … in a shootout

And Canadiens win it.

Kozlov: Miss

A, Kostitsyn: Goal

Hossa: Save by Huet

Koivu: GOAL!!!!

Cristobal Huet – after another puckhandling episode during the third period – is great in OT and

About last night …

They won't be sending the game DVD to the Hockey Hall of Fame, but a W is a W. But any time you can hold the home

Not easy

A goal by Richard Park turned the third period into a nailbiter until Alex Kovalev scored his 20th, an empty-netter that made it 3-1 and capped the Canadiens'

Bowman bows out … for now

Scotty Bowman, who has coached nine Stanley Cup winners in three cities, seems to have taken himself out of the running for the Toronto Maple Leafs' top job.

Bowman

About last night …

Let's hope the Sunday brunch menu includes Valium.

It was just one game in a long season, right? But man, did your Montreal Canadiens suck or what?

The Rangers dominated

Ignominy avoided

The Brothers Kostitsyn click on the power play – Andrei to Sergei – to deprive Henrik Lundqvist of a shutout.

Canadiens managed all of 19 shots in their 4-1

About last night …

Two entries for Bob Gainey's to-do list:

• Sign Mike Komisarek to a contract extension

• Sign Mark Streit before he becomes an unrestricted free agent

Boston tried to run the

The Boston stranglers

Five games against the Bruins this season.

Five Ws, the latest a 5-2 victory that wasn't the laugher the score suggests.

Fresh from the first healthy scratch of his career,

About last night …

A few short snappers before I dash off to join my mates for the Habs I/O podcast:

• The Flying Frenchman Meets Québécois Quicksand: the Canadiens posterboys, Maxim