This week you’ve got The Gazette’s all-star PuckCast lineup of Pat Hickey at centre and Dave Stubbs and Mike Boone on the wings, with Kevin Mio in nets. So we have no defence – kind of like the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre last night.
On this week’s menu: the dilemma facing pressbox-sitter Mathieu Dandenault, who must be patient for his return to action; the return after a 19-game injury rehabilitation of Steve Bégin; the Canadiens depth – good or bad?; now, into New Jersey to face those damn Devils; Alex Tanguay to the Canadiens?; the Penguins’ Georges Laraque and how to deal with him; the lustre, or lack thereof, of the National Hockey League’s All-Star Game; and the firing in Toronto of general manager John Ferguson Jr.