Closer than it actually was

Good news: the Canadiens won’t lose any more home games this year.

Florida took a 3-0 lead into the third period and withstood two goals by Andrei Markov and a late-game flurry to end 2007’s home schedule on a sour note for Canadiens

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About last night …

Given the situation – Leafs in town, six straight losses at home – it was the Canadiens' best game of the year.

Everything worked. If I were grading

The monkey disembarks … and calisse, it feels good!

Canadiens finally won one at the Bell Centre after four regulation and two shootout losses.

The team played 60 minutes of solid hockey, and Carey Price shut the Leafs

About last night …

The kids are alright – and they should always wear white.

Maybe the Canadiens will don road jerseys tomorrow night at the Bell Centre, because the only way they're

Road warriors do it again

Canadiens have won 10 games away from the currently unfriendly confines of the Bell Centre.

4-1 over the red-hot Flyers.

Two goals on the PP, two more 5-on-5.

Brilliant play by

About last night …

When will the bleeding stop?

As is my habit, I listened to phone-in radio on the drive home after the game.

I have to change my habits. Stop listening to

Six … and counting

The Canadiens are within one of their record for consecutive home-ice losses ... but at least the latest one wasn't an embarrassment.

After Marc Denis, who had not won

Home ice disadvantage

When I was a kid, back in the pre-Loto Québec era, Montreal had a brisk underground trade in pool tickets that were pegged to the time goals were

About last night …

I listened to CKAC on the drive home last night and Martin Lemay reeled off some adjectives to describe the Canadiens performances.

In translated form: Disgusting, pathetic, ignoble, stomach-turning,

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,