Update from Habs practice

Dave Stubbs reports from the Bell Centre that Michael Ryder and Roman Harmlik skipped today’s practice for what the team is calling a therapy day.

Mikhail Grabovski and Alex Kovalev also missed practice with the flu.

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Countdown to the Cup, April 2

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more. Check here

Gainey ranked in top 5 of NHL GMs

The Hockey News unveiled a ranking of NHL general managers in its April 1 edition, and they're not fooling around when they rank Canadiens GM Bob

Game 80: HABS CLINCH NORTHEAST DIVISION

Canadiens' Alex Kovalev backhands his first-period, game-winning goal over Senators' Martin Gerber.
Chris Wattie, Reuters

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Countdown to the Cup, April 1

 

 

The National Hockey League's daily Countdown to the Cup release, breaking down the playoff races, possible matchups, a few key individual statistics and more. Check here

Stubbs’s Bleu, Blogue, Rouge: Carbo makes passionate plea for a little media restraint

Head coach Guy Carbonneau picked his spot carefully to discuss his concern yesterday.
Pierre Obendrauf, Gazette

For roughly the length of a minor penalty yesterday, Canadiens head coach

Setting the table for the Senators

A little reading to prepare you for tonight's game in Ottawa:

Red Fisher on the stern stuff of which Saku Koivu is made;
Dave Stubbs

Audio: Voices after Monday’s practice

Some very good stuff, especially from Alex Kovalev, following this afternoon's Bell Centre practice. Listen to:

Tomas PlekanecAlex Kovalev 1

Confirmed: Koivu has break of bone in foot

Dave Stubbs reports from the Bell Centre that Saku Koivu has a fracture of a "little" bone in his left foot. The captain left the building around 2:30

Cross your fingers for Koivu & Co.

The Canadiens go into the final week of the season with a fistful of question marks and the team may go to battle in the playoffs