Sunday night saw the end of the Toronto Maple Leafs season, a heart-breaking 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals. As disappointing as it is to be out of the playoffs, being eliminated, especially by the league’s top team, was not the end of the world. 329 more words
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It’s been some time since professional hockey had a full-scale, nothing-held-back brawl. Well, that wait is over. The ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears and Florida Everblades gave us an all-timer during Saturday’s Game 4 in Orlando. 112 more words
NEW YORK — Summer has come early again for the Canadiens and their fans.
Not as early as last year — when they didn’t even make the playoffs — but too early for a fan base that hasn’t seen a Stanley Cup parade since 1993, and had some high hopes after the Canadiens finished the regular season in first place in the Atlantic Division. 859 more words
NEW YORK — There was a lot of talk about effort after the Canadiens were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, but the bottom line is a season-long failure to generate offence came back to bite the Canadiens in their series against the New York Rangers. 599 more words
NEW YORK — The narrative at the start of the Canadiens-Rangers series was goaltending would be key and Montreal was the favourite because Carey Price is Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist isn’t. 500 more words