The Canadiens have just recalled defenceman Doug Janik from the Hamilton Bulldogs, which suggests that either Andrei Markov or Mathieu Schneider or both might not be available for tonight’s home game vs. Ottawa. Both Markov and Schneider left Sa
Alex Kovalev returned to his team today, taking part in a spirited practice in Brossard.
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From The Gazette's Randy Phillips, in Brossard:
Forward Alex Kovalev will
The Gazette's Randy Phillips checks in from the zoo that is Brossard this afternoon, the Canadiens on the ice to practice for tomorrow's matinée against the Ottawa Senators.
Christopher Higgins, he with the brightest grin, celebrates the second of his three goals, the first hat trick of his career, with Sergei Kostitsyn (left) and Ryan O'Byrne.
About the goal:
"I felt better tonight. ... The biggest thing is just getting the timing on, getting the puck without feeling the pressure. I think keeping