Did anyone see The Caine Mutiny?
Do you get the feeling that when he’s talking about his goaltending, Guy Carbonneau is rolling ball bearings around in his hand, like Captain Queeg (Humphrey Bogart) in the trial scene.
Carbo wanted C
Some morning-after thoughts:
• The Canadiens scored twice at even-strength. This is good.
• The PP went 0-for-6 but generated some chances. That Toskala guy was pretty good
Mike Komisarek took a stick to the face and several stitches from Mats Sundin.
The Canadiens blew a 3-1 lead .... but they salvaged a point as Tomas
Daniel Brière's Flyers debut: Two goals, including the winner with less than two minutes to play in a 3-2 road conquest of the Flames. Won 10 of 17
But in Montreal our benign neglect of highway overpasses certainly doesn't apply to the hometown hockey team.
Driving to work this morning, I heard François Gagnon on the Team
Man, that was a satisfying win.
Playing on the road in a loud rink against a hot goalie and a team that won the Cup two years ago, the
I somehow reverted to my 40-minute saved version.
Anyhow, you've been reading all night. So you know what I've been thinking and writing.
This was a great team win.
George Vézina was the Chicoutimi Cucumber.
Jaroslav Halak is the Bratislava Beetroot.
And as a tribute to his sang-froid and coolness under pressure, I'm nominating Mark Streit as the