All she wants is one last Stanley Cup

The Gazette’s Jason Magder has a nice piece in Friday’s paper about a Toronto area grandmother who is stricken with inoperable liver cancer and the one thing she wants to see while she is still is a 25th Stanley Cup for the Canadiens.

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A look back at Game 1

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After all the build-up, Game 1 didn't disappoint for Canadiens fans as their team continued its dominance of the Boston Bruins with a

Breezer: Game 1 tale of the tape

Because the Inside/Out debate yesterday was so spirited about coach Guy Carbonneau's decision to play veteran defenceman Patrice Brisebois in Game 1, here are Breezer's official stats from

Audio: Carbo, players on impressive Game 1 win

Forgive that this is being posted eight-plus hours after game's end; occupational hazard when you're on two deadlines for your newspaper. From a press conference and the Canadiens

Round 1, Game 1: Habs continue dominance

Canadiens' Sergei Kostitsyn scores a first period goal against Bruins goalie Tim Thomas Thursday night in Montreal. Pierre Obendrauf, The Gazette

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Komisarek in, O’Byrne out for Game 1

Canadiens defenceman Mike Komisarek has been cleared to play in Game 1 tonight against the Boston Bruins, his hip ready to go in what promises to be a

The wait is over

The anticipation has been building for days and the excitement around the city can be seen everywhere you look. Tonight, the wait ends as the Canadiens and Bruins

Have a look at Habs’ fans pride

View photos submitted by your fellow Habs fans as they show their support for the Canadiens in a variety of ways.

View the gallery here.

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The HIO Playoff Pool is now closed

With the 2008 NHL playoffs set to start in less than an hour, the pool is now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted picks. Keep an eye out

Update: Injuries, Carbo press conference

Quick update from the Bell Centre:

• Saku Koivu met with doctors yesterday and today, but still has not skated so he's highly unlikely to be in the lineup