3-2 heartbreaker

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 meetings this season. “I don’t know why they don’t play that way against the rest

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Your Leaf laugh

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

About last night …

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,

5-2

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

About last night …

On Mat Night the Canadiens were vandalized by the doormats of the NHL.
It was quite a trick to play that poorly and salvage a point, but the

Lucky to salvage a point

The Canadiens lose 3-2 to the Atlanta Thrashers in a shootout, with Ilya Kovalchuk beating Carey Price for the deciding goal.

It shouldn't have come down to that ...

Messrs. October

"We gonna party, we gonna dance and we gonna get crazy. No doubt, man."

About last night …

It was the kind of game that fosters self-belief and builds character.
Playing on the road for the second time in two nights, the Canadiens built a 3-0

Canadiens win a nailbiter, 4-3 in a shootout

Pittsburgh roared back from a 3-0 deficit as Ryan Whitney scored in the desperate dying minutes to send the game into overtime and, ultimately, a shootout.
And what

Five for fighting … and a blog misconduct

Hey, will everyone stop bickering, svp?
The comments section is turning into a bloody daycare, with a bunch of cranky infants banging their spoons on the table.

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