The Canadiens return to practice in Brossard Tuesday morning.
They are still in 11th place, but Carolina won Monday night and has moved up to 12th.
The Sabres have slipped down to last.
Oh, and there was a spot of bother involving Tim Thomas …
We at Hockey Inside/Out do not share Thomas’s political views. (If we did, there would be more canned food and guns at HIO headquarters.) But we are vigorous defenders of free speech. And you have to respect a pro athlete – or anyone – who thinks principles are more important than PR.