Montreal’s dismal season ends on Saturday, when they play in Toronto, just before the playoffs get going, Canadiens-free. As a gloomy season wraps up, the stories in the city’s sports pages are structured around phrases like “a boring — and losing — brand of hockey” and “empty seats at the Bell Centre.” Asked at practice in Brossard what he’d like to tell fans, coach Claude Julien said he’d have to go with “thank you.” … 420 more words
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It was a 557th game for Carey Price, who passed Jacques Plante for the Montreal Canadiens record for games played by a goaltender.
A video tribute was played at 6:13 of the first period with messages from goaltending greats Ken Dryden and Patrick Roy and an emotionally moved Price got a long ovation. 615 more words
Two in the Mailbox, the weekly mailbag on the Sabres, goalie stuff, Buffalo and anything in between, is back. You can submit to the mailbag using #2ITBmailbag on Twitter or emailing… 1,174 more words
DENVER (CBS4)– Former Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk joined some of the greats over the weekend as his jersey was retired by the team. 584 more words
Stating that the Montreal Canadiens are up to a slow start of the 2017-2018 season would be like saying that Christmas will fall on December 25th this year… with the exception that everyone expected the winter holiday to fall on that date. 1,119 more words