MONTREAL - It's a 30-40 minute subway ride from Nikita Scherbak's family home in suburban Moscow to his dad's downtown gym, a trip he frequently made last summer when he spent some time on his native soil.
MONTREAL - After exploding for his first 20-goal campaign in 2016-17, Paul Byron succeeded in silencing most of his naysayers.Then, in case there were any stragglers, he repeated the feat again this past season.
MONTREAL - When you've been minding the Habs' net for 11 seasons and counting, you're bound to break some records along the way - even during the most difficult of seasons. That was the case with Carey Price in 2017-18.
MONTREAL - Nicolas Deslauriers dreamed of playing for the Canadiens as a kid, and it finally happened this season. Nevertheless, the 2017-18 campaign still left something to be desired for the LaSalle native.