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About last night …

I hate to be a glass-half-empty guy – especially after spending Sunday cocktail hour at the Bell Centre – but that was the New York Islanders on the short end of a 4-2 score.
The guys from Long Island are, arguably, the worst team the Canadiens have played this season.
OK, maybe Calgary … but out heroes, as you’ll bitterly recall, lost to the Flames.
Despite a couple anxious moments, there was never much danger of losing to the Islanders, who were playing their second game in two nights and wrapping up a four-game road trip during which they were outscored 16-6.

(Gazette photo by Dario Ayala)

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