Sergei Kostitsyn tries some fancy passing during practice today in Brossard.
Allen McInnis, Gazette
The Canadiens held an optional practice Monday
at noon in Brossard, with only the players who didn’t play on Sunday (or barely played) in
Pittsburgh taking to the ice. Other players worked out in the gym or on
Still no word on the nature or severity of
Andrei Markov’s injury. The star defenceman is still undergoing tests,
and his uncertain status precludes an emergency call-up.
Penguins’ hit man Matt Cookie is saying his foot was nearly cut by P.K. Subban’s skate in Game 2 and links the incident to Jordan Staal’s cut in Game 1.
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“It’s the second time (it’s happened),” Cooke told the Beaver County Times. “I know it’s not a penalty when skates collide but for that to happen in back-to-back games by the same guy is suspicious.”
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As expected, no supplemental disciplinary action on Craig Adams for the late-game hit on Marc-André Bergeron.
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Tweeted by Jaro Halak’s agent, Allan Walsh: NBC’s broadcast of Mtl-Pitt, Gm 2 had a 1.6
overnight rating up 14% from last yr. In viewership, it’s 1.6M v. 1.4M a