Retirement has come for former Canadien Sheldon Souray with less noise than his legendary slap shot, the big defenceman slipping quietly into post-hockey life when his contract with the Anaheim Ducks expired on June 30. 2,002 more words
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One of the great things that makes Washington among the most vibrant places in America to live…are the non-Americans living here.
Specifically, we’re talking about DC’s huge international and diplomatic community that extends into just about every aspect of life here – government, development and economics, media, restaurants, the social scene, you name it. 1,334 more words
“It was a beautiful storm,” Geoff Molson says today of the rage of winter that blasted the Dec. 10 funeral of the iconic Jean Béliveau. 1,123 more words
If you’re looking to find the root of Max Pacioretty’s blossoming leadership on the Canadiens, you’d do well to start in a Connecticut maternity ward just before Christmas last year. 1,586 more words
During that outpouring of affection for Saku Koivu Thursday night, it occurred to me that perhaps we have this retired number thing all wrong.
Until this week, I would have agreed with the majority opinion, which seems to be that the Canadiens should not retire Koivu’s number — even though our careers roughly overlapped and I covered almost everything that happened to Koivu here, good and bad. 796 more words