The Canadiens have entered 2008 on a positive note having survived the six-game holiday road trip without falling into a deep funk. They have even found a way to win at the Bell Centre in the new year. Listen in to hear our experts give their opinion about the team’s first half and the recent players movements as Gazette sportswriter Pat Hickey, I/O blogger Mike Boone and moderator Kevin Mio are back for the season’s 12th edition and the first of 2008.
This week: The panel examines the team’s play through the first half of the season and looks ahead to the second portion of the calendar; Will Carey Price benefit from his time in Hamilton?; Has the team finally figured out how to win at the Bell Centre?; Has Michael Ryder finally found his scoring touch again?; The emegence of Andrei Markov as one of the Eastern Conference’s elite defenceman.