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Canadiens’ Mike Komisarek celebrates his 26th birthday by getting in the face of protesting Penguin Jarkko Ruutu at the end of the first period.
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Yes, Andrei Kostitsyn scored a beauty last night.
But Rick Nash potted one for the ages. Check it out on YouTube and click on a few different versions.
Canadiens captain Saku Koivu beats Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen in the shootout for the game-winning goal.
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From Atlanta, The Gazette's Pat Hickey sends this note:
The Canadiens are doing everything they can to avoid a recurrence of the gastro-intestinal problems that ran through
The Canadiens head into Atlanta tomorrow night with two wins in three games on their four-game road trip, not the perfect record coach Guy Carbonneau was after, but
Here's a report from The Gazette's Pat Hickey on how the lines were set up at practice today in Atlanta.
First line: Andrei Kostitsyn, Plekanec, Kovalev
Second line: Higgins, Koivu,
From The Gazette's Pat Hickey in Uniondale:
Patrice Brisebois gave his best effort to stay in the Canadiens lineup, but the veteran defenceman faced up to reality after yesterday's
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Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec heads up ice on a 2-on-1 break with defenceman Andrei Markov. Plekanec scored on the rush.