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
And Canadiens win it.
A, Kostitsyn: Goal
Hossa: Save by Huet
Cristobal Huet – after another puckhandling episode during the third period – is great in OT and
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
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'
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.
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
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
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
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,
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