Coming off their 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens practised Wednesday morning in Brossard before heading to Philadelphia to face the Flyers Thursday night (7 p.m., TSN-HABS, RDS, TSN Radio 690). …
Your Montreal Canadiens have played great hockey – and, let’s be honest – surprised more than a few of their fans for the last four weeks.
They were due to dial up a stinker.
And they did.
The Los Angeles Kings hadn’t won a game on Montreal ice since 1999.
Two seasons removed from a Stanley Cup and still blessed with a powerful lineup, the Kings were due to win a game in the 514 area code.
And they did.
(Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) The Canadiens suffered their first lopsided defeat of the season and it was a doozie Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. “These games are miserable,” Canadiens defenceman Josh Gorges said after the Habs 6-0 loss to the …
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Thank you, Ted Nolan.
The coach of the visiting Buffalo Sabres did your Montreal Canadiens – and hockey in general – an immense favour Saturday night.
Nolan decided not to dress John Scott for the game at the Bell Centre.
With Buffalo’s 6’8″, 260-lb behemoth safely confined to the pressbox, Michel Therrien saw no reason to dress George Parros.
Instead, Ryan White drew in to the lineup.
And the fourth line – White centring Brandon Prust and Travis Moen – was the Canadiens’ best.
Gazette photo by DAVE SIDAWAY
(Photo: Dave Sidaway/The Gazette) Brandon Prust was the game’s first star. Travis Moen was the third. And Ryan White probably played his best game of the year, according to Canadiens coach Michel Therrien. “They were a big reason why we …