Updated Saturday 7:10 a.m.
The Canadiens will retire Hall of Famer and current general manager Bob Gainey’s No. 23 during a pre-game ceremony tonight, prior to the Canadiens-Blue Jackets game. Veteran Gazette hockey writer Red Fisher takes a look back at the life and career of a remarkable player who becomes the 14th Canadien to have his number retired by the oldest franchise in hockey.
Details of the special Gainey night: