About last night …

With two games to play before Dec. 25, it might be too early to dust off the hoary “Christmas came early” cliché.
But you had to think that a fat guy with a white beard made a pre-emptive stop in Washington last night.
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The whiners are winners

At the beginning of the week, Cristobal Huet and Guillaume Latendresse weren't happy about not starting against Florida at the Bell Centre.

In Washington tonight, Latendresse scored twice and

About last night …

Don't be fooled by the final score.

That was a 3-0 game. And if Florida had more snipers, it would have been 6-0.

Hey, maybe the Panthers need a trigger

Closer than it actually was

Good news: the Canadiens won't lose any more home games this year.

Florida took a 3-0 lead into the third period and withstood two goals by Andrei Markov and

About last night …

Given the situation – Leafs in town, six straight losses at home – it was the Canadiens' best game of the year.

Everything worked. If I were grading

The monkey disembarks … and calisse, it feels good!

Canadiens finally won one at the Bell Centre after four regulation and two shootout losses.

The team played 60 minutes of solid hockey, and Carey Price shut the Leafs

About last night …

The kids are alright – and they should always wear white.

Maybe the Canadiens will don road jerseys tomorrow night at the Bell Centre, because the only way they're

Road warriors do it again

Canadiens have won 10 games away from the currently unfriendly confines of the Bell Centre.

4-1 over the red-hot Flyers.

Two goals on the PP, two more 5-on-5.

Brilliant play by

About last night …

When will the bleeding stop?

As is my habit, I listened to phone-in radio on the drive home after the game.

I have to change my habits. Stop listening to

Six … and counting

The Canadiens are within one of their record for consecutive home-ice losses ... but at least the latest one wasn't an embarrassment.

After Marc Denis, who had not won