The duration of Chris Campoli’s absence will be measured in MONTHS, not weeks.
And Blair Betts won’t play in Winnipeg on Sunday. He has a lower-back problem (those get better right away, right?) and is listed as day-to-day.
The Canadiens had better hope Alexei Emelin can play in the NHL.
Campoli was hurt after jamming a skate in the ice during the opener.
Which job is more dangerous, defusing bombs in Afghanistan or playing defence for the Montreal Canadiens at the ACC?
• Tweet from Skillsie75 (Hal Gill): Pont Champlain workers, take your time. Enjoy the coffee break. Have a smoke. #sarcasm
• Carey Price and Mike Cammalleri were on the ice for Saturday morning practice before the team boards their 2 p.m. charter to Winnipeg.
And Erik Cole was on the first-wave of the power play.
• Dave Stubbs: Cole underused vs. Leafs
• Boone: Go Jets, go!