Coundown to the Cup, March 25

 

 

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. Note the new feature, Who Can Clinch Tonight, at

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Game 77: Habs win ugly to earn playoff berth

Andrei Kostitsyn prepares to shovel in one of his two goals tonight, beating Ottawa goalie Martin Gerber and defenceman Chris Phillips.
John Mahoney, Gazette

Updated Standings

Countdown to the Cup, March 24

 

 

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

Many reasons for Habs’ glittering success

Habs coach Guy Carbonneau has had lots to smile about this season.
John Kenney, Gazette

So how, exactly, to explain this year's remarkable Canadiens, who have overachieved tremendously

Carbo plans same lineup vs. Senators

Pat Hickey reports from today's Canadiens practice that head coach Guy Carbonneau expects to use the same lineup tomorrow vs. the Ottawa Senators as that which he used

Game 76: Koivu bags SO winner over Bruins

Canadiens captain Saku Koivu scores the winning goal with his shootout backhand, beating Boston goalie Tim Thomas.
John Kenney, Gazette

Updated Standings | Lineups

Komisarek out at least three weeks

The Canadiens will have to finish the season without Mike Komisarek on the blue line. RDS is reporting that the hulking defenceman will be out at least three

Komisarek out 3 weeks; Latendresse ailing

The physical presence and leadership of Mike Komisarek will be missed.
Len Redkoles, NHLI via Getty Images

Canadiens defenceman Mike Komisarek is sidelined for three weeks

MacGregor’s fine study of Alex Kovalev

Here's a brilliant feature on Alex Kovalev in today's Globe & Mail by the award-winning columnist and author Roy MacGregor. Don't miss

PuckCast, Vol. 2, No. 21 [Podcast]

This week's PuckCast is an abbreviated version with iron men Mike Boone and Kevin Mio holding court to discuss all things Canadiens.

With a postseason berth all but locked