History shows that all of the strong work that General Manager Marc Bergevin has done isn't likely going to amount to a deep playoff run for the Habs without a better presence down the middle of the ice.
The long season is over. The playoffs were a disappointment. Brian Wilde weighs in on what went wrong, and the few things that went right, in the final game of the season.
It's not enough to be coached well and do all the technical right things. You have to be able to seize all of the possession and all of the opportunity then take care of the final five feet
The t-shirts the Habs are wearing for these playoffs say "all in." Three games to decide if that is just a slogan on their chests or an undeniable feeling in their hearts.
The Rangers wanted it more Tuesday.
The Canadiens end the game with a sweeping 3-1 lead over the New York Rangers, taking a 2-1 lead in the series and cementing Radulov as the player to watch.
A lot of things were working for the Habs in their 4-3 overtime win over the Rangers, but a few things need to be tweaked before game three, says Brian Wilde.