For 52 minutes, Guy Carbonneau was a genius.
Before the game, the coach’s newly-minted line combinations had the denizens of the pressbox scratching our heads and speculating as to who his connection was for weed that great.
Canadiens blew 3-0 and 4-1 leads and a wild, 70-shot 4-4 game went to a Shootout that Nashville won.
Guy Carbonneau told his players this was the low point
No Scott Gomez? No Brian Rafalski? No problem. Forwards and defencemen come and they go. New rinks are built. But as long as Martin Brodeur is wearing a New Jersey Devils jersey,
That's his eighth in 51 career starts against the Canadiens.
Brodeur kept New Jeresy in the game through an early onslaught that included three Canadiens power plays. Then Zach
François Gagnon was on the Team 990 morning show talking about what is a buyer's market for goaltenders.
Exhibit A: Ilya Bryzgalov. Phoenix got him on waivers from Anaheim,
Once a new skipper takes the wheel of the Toronto Titanic, the brain trust will have to make a decision on Mats Sundin.
He's this season's Peter Forsberg,
How would you like your orange juice this fine morning?
The glass is half-full because:
• Carey Price is everything he's cracked up to be. What a stud ... Cool
After watching Mats F. Sundin tie the game with seconds left – and score in the shootout – the Canadiens pick up two hard-fought points when Carey Price
"The Canadiens don't have a first line. They have four fourth lines."
– Guy Lafleur on RDS
Ouch! The Flower, who is never a shrinking violet when it comes
This edition of ALN will be terse and pithy.
What is there to say? Your Montreal Canadiens played pithy ... yeth, they did.
Seeing their heroes for the first time