For whom the Bell does not toll

 It was the first time Carey Price’s parents have seen him play at the Bell Centre.

All they got was 40 minutes. 

 For the first time in his NHL career, Price got yanked after giving up four goals on 29 shots. Jaroslav Ha

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About last night …

OK, take a deep breath and remember whom they were playing.

There's nothing quite like the Boston Bruins to snap your Montreal Canadiens out of their lethargy.

But it wasn't

He might be here for a while …

Ryan O'Byrne played solid defence and picked up two assists as the Canadiens dumped the Bruins 4-2 at the TD Banknorth Garden.

After seeing a 3-0 lead frittered away

About last night …

The good news is the Canadiens don't play Detroit eight times in a season.

The bad news is it doesn't seem to matter whom they play (it's the mighty

Hockey 101

Mike Babcock could have worn a Concordia tie.

The Detroit coach didn't need his lucky McGill neckwear as the Red Wings ran a hockey clinic and stomped the

The Children’s Crusade

Bob's making a list.

He's checking it twice.

The fate of Canadiens

Hangs on Halak and Price.

Cristobal Huet, who described the Canadiens as "fragile between the ears"  after the Nashville crash,

The NHL Grinch

François Gagnon has a great story today on the Christmas present that is not to be.

As has been the case since 1999, the Canadiens will play road games

About last night …

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

The unDevils

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

About last night …

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,