The Gazette’s Dave Stubbs files two reports in advance of tonight’s Canadiens-Toronto Maple Leafs game in Montreal:
The usual mob of raucous Maple Leafs fans puts this game almost on neutral ice, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing for the Bell Centre-jinxed Canadiens;
Rookie Canadiens winger Sergei Kostitsyn reflects on his first game in the NHL, Thursday against the Flyers in Philadelphia. Not that he’s spoken a lot about it with his older brother, Andrei.
The Toronto Star’s Kevin McGran has this piece today on Canadiens captain Saku Koivu talking about his Leafs counterpart, Mats Sundin. And the Toronto Sun’s Steve Simmons has this story on last night’s 4-0 Leafs win over Atlanta.