Throughout the season each team circles certain games on the schedule as rivalry tilts or games that have special meaning. On the other hand there are the games that have no extra motivation other than the points. Well the game last night was just that.
Over the past few years, playing the Carolina Hurricanes has become that. I would rank a game against the Hurricanes in Montreal the hardest ticket to sell. And then add the fact that the Habs have to fly out to Long Island to play the back end of two games in two nights, a lackluster performance would have...
Game DayToronto Maple Leafs Vs. Montreal CanadiensBell Centre
I have decided not to bring up the last Habs’ game, actually I have decided not to bring up any games this season. Let just say the season starts tonight.
Whatever anyone else has to say or whatever anyone else thinks, the biggest rivalry in hockey anywhere in the world is taking place tonight in Montreal. The Leafs are coming off their first regulation loss and are looking for their second win against the Habs this season.
Yes, the Leafs started last season much the same way but we can all agree that this team is different and the optimism flowing on the sidewalks of Yo...