Check out what SI.com’s Allan Muir thinks of Tomas Plekanec and the Canadiens’ approach to nurturing young talent.
It will be said that Carey Price plays with the poise of a veteran, but I think his composure is a reflection of the goalie's tender years.
The 20-year-old wunderkind stymies the Bruins as the Canadiens win 2-1 to get their four-game divisional road trip off to a promising start.
Price made 28 saves. His positioning,
Must reading today: Eric Desjardins' column in La Presse.
The former Canadiens and Philadelphia defenceman writes about the booing of Daniel Brière and its impact on Québécois
It turned out Guy Carbonneau made the right goaltending choice, as he was pleased to acknowledge after the game.
Speaking in French at his press conference, Carbo poked
Canadiens won a nailbiter, as Cristobal Huet – mediocre, to put it charitably, against Toronto – made 29 stops, all of them tough, in a 2-0 conquest of
What do the Canadiens have to do to beat these guys?
"They play us tough," Christopher Higgins said of the Leafs, who have beaten the Canadiens in their two
Shamelessly stolen from Steve Coogan, whom the New Yorker describes as "the British Larry David."
I've adapted it.
Imagine, if you will, a beer-swilling denizen of Leafs Nation reflecting
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,
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