Opinion: Old rivals head in opposite directions

The Canadiens honoured their rivalry with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night, but Roy MacGregor of the Globe and Mail writes that the game was no contest.

He writes: Outstripping the rest of the league again this season, the Wings are headed for another 100-point year, which will mark the eighth consecutive season for such an accomplishment and, rather appropriately, will tie the record set by the Canadiens a generation ago.

The Canadiens, on the other hand, are simply one more Canadian NHL team seemingly in free fall these days. They had lost four of their five previous games before Tuesday night — and now five of their past six.

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