Former Canadien Chris (Knuckles) Nilan is back as the guest on this week’s HI/O Show, joining columnist Dave Stubbs and sports editor/host Stu Cowan Nilan, who knows a thing or two about dropping the gloves, weighs in on a couple …
Coming off a 3-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes Tuesday night at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens practised Wednesday morning in Brossard before heading to St. Louis, where they will face the Blues Thursday night (8 p.m., RDS, TSN Radio …
The last time Max Pacioretty scored at even-strength in regulation time, Nelson Mandela and Daniel Brière were still alive.
I’m exaggerating for the sake of a cheap joke.
The great leader of his South African people died on Dec. 5, a few hours before Pacioretty’s 11th goal of the season beat Boston at the Bell Centre.
And Brière, the great déception of his people – not to mention the Canadiens marketing department – is still alive … albeit not in any way that might justify his two-year, $8 million contract.
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This was supposed to be the easy part of the December schedule for your Montreal Canadiens:
Philadelphia, the Islanders and Florida.
Three games in four nights, which is never easy, but against opponents who are sitting well below the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference standings.
But a funny thing happened on the way to three Ws.
Easy got hard.
Some boos rained down on the Canadiens during their 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers at the Bell Centre, but coach Michel Therrien cut his team some slack afterward. “We played 11 games in less than three weeks,” Therrien said. …
Just when we were ready to set the Bell Centre Boo-meter to 11. Scott Gomez will be a healthy scratch for the Florida Panthers Sunday night. Gomez has played 19 games for Florida. He’s scored one goal, added four assists …