Fisher: Habs shouldn’t retire Roy’s No. 33

Veteran hockey writer Red Fisher makes the case today against the Canadiens retiring Patrick Roy’s No. 33 jersey next season as part of the club’s centennial celebrations. Head coach Guy Carbonneau, a co-owner of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens, says that he and Roy remain friends – a bit of a stretch for those familiar with the relationship between the two.

On the Habs front, as the team returns to practice today to prepare for Friday’s game in Buffalo vs. the Sabres: the Canadiens’ blend of youth and veterans has confounded the NHL’s so-called experts.


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