Pursegate: It’s not the heat, it’s the stupidity

Not the famous one in Tampa

Some morning-after news and views, 24 hours and change since a couple of Canadiens and common sense were separated in a Tampa bar:

The news:

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Matter in hands of police: Gainey

Canadiens GM Bob Gainey met with the media in Florida this afternoon and said the team will take no disciplinary action against Ryan O'Byrne or Tom Kostopoulos. He

O’Byrne, Kostopoulos arrested in Tampa

Police mugshots of O'Byrne (left) and Kostopoulos

The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports this morning from Tampa that Canadiens defenceman Ryan O'Byrne and forward Tom Kostopoulos spent last night in

All Streit, all the time

Mark Streit receives blanket coverage in today's Montreal Gazette as the versatile players continues to make people take notice of his play this season. With unrestricted free-agency looming

Former Hab Zednik in hospital after skate cut

Former Canadien Richard Zednik is in stable condition in a Buffalo hospital this morning after a scary incident on Sunday night.

Zednik's throat was slashed by teammate

O’Byrne is back

Rookie defenceman Ryan O'Byrne has been recalled from Hamilton and will join the Canadiens in Tampa, where they play the Lightning Tuesday night.

O'Byrne has been on the shelf

O’Byrne’s stay in Hamilton a short one

The Canadiens have recalled defenceman Ryan O'Byrne from the Hamilton Bulldogs after he played only two games since being sent down on Feb. 7.

The Gazette's Pat Hickey

Game 56: Senators clobber outmatched Habs

A member of the Scotiabank Place ice crew gathers up hats tossed on the ice to celebrate Jason Spezza's three goals. And yes, that's a Canadiens tuque among

The remarkable rebirth of Alex Kovalev

Canadiens forward Alex Kovalev has been brilliant this season, the anchor on the team's first line with centreman Tomas Plekanec and fellow winger Andrei Kostitsyn.
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Hamrlik still ailing, doubtful for Senators

Canadiens defenceman Roman Hamrlik has been told by doctors today that his flu virus is contagious, so he's keeping a l-o-n-g way away from his hockey club. Don't