He has risen.Alex Kovalev: a goal, two assists, stellar work on the PK and First Star of the game.Maybe, as Guy Carbonneau suggested, everyone should have three days off.
One good period.
One great period.
One lousy period.
One emerging star.
Two valuable points.
The Canadiens should have won easily. They would have were it not for some great saves by
Disastrous third period sees Ottawa score three times o seven shots to erase the Canadiens' lead.
OT produced some thrills, and now the shootout:
Kovalev: EASY goal
Maybe there's light at the end of the tunnel.
We'll find out tomorrow whether it's an oncoming train.
Boston will be a sterner chalenge than Ottawa was last night, when
Two struggling teams, both terrified of losing, play an odd hockey game that goes to a shootout, preceded by scraping and a extra Zamboni run
Spezza: Goal! Great shot
Guy Carbonneau assigned high grades to his team after their 4-0 conquest of Ottawa in a game the Canadiens had to win to avoid a city-wide nervous breakdown.
... that the screaming gladiator on TV is one of my acid flashbacks.
That dipstick didn't REALLY walk up from the Senators' room onto centre ice.
What a pathetic, jive
Oct. 8, 1956: Don Larsen pitches a perfect game at Yankee Stadium.
April 1, 2008: Montreal Canadiens play a perfect game at Scotiabank Place.
That's what Alex Kovalev called it.
The last time Canadiens won a division title, Carey Price was 4 years old.
That was in 1991-'92. The division was called the Adams.
Price is older now. He