It was the first gut check of the young season, and your Montreal Canadiens passed the character test with flying bleu-blanc-rouge.
And I do mean “flying.” The poor, slew-footed Flyers spent an unhappy night eating the home team’s dust.
And it wasn't that close.
Canadiens outshot Philadelphia 41-18, outscored them 5-1 and spanked an alleged powerhouse.
An evening that started with Saku Koivu speaking French on the scoreboard ended
On Mat Night the Canadiens were vandalized by the doormats of the NHL.
It was quite a trick to play that poorly and salvage a point, but the
The Canadiens lose 3-2 to the Atlanta Thrashers in a shootout, with Ilya Kovalchuk beating Carey Price for the deciding goal.
It shouldn't have come down to that ...
"We gonna party, we gonna dance and we gonna get crazy. No doubt, man."
It was the kind of game that fosters self-belief and builds character.
Playing on the road for the second time in two nights, the Canadiens built a 3-0
Pittsburgh roared back from a 3-0 deficit as Ryan Whitney scored in the desperate dying minutes to send the game into overtime and, ultimately, a shootout.
Hey, will everyone stop bickering, svp?
The comments section is turning into a bloody daycare, with a bunch of cranky infants banging their spoons on the table.
Some people – perhaps including Guy Carbonneau – will be lamenting the third-period letdown that allowed Carolina to climb back into the game.
Hey, the players are human
The Canadiens score five power-play goals en route to a 7-4 win over the Hurricanes.
Four teams in the NHL have fewer PP goals ON THE SEASON!!!!