MONTREAL -- Scotty Bowman was at the helm of two NHL teams for the ages. Today, the most successful coach in League history is an interested observer with the Tampa Bay Lightning in serious pursuit of record-setting seasons put together by two Bowman-coached teams.
MONTREAL -- Michel Plante almost met Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game in Los Angeles, hoping then to have his Canadiens jersey signed. With both men moving in opposite directions in a busy Staples Center, that didn't happen.
MONTREAL --Carey Price pulled into the Bell Centre parking garage at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. Two hours to the minute later, he was on the ice for warmups before the Montreal Canadiens hosted the Detroit Red Wings.
I have probably seen hundreds of photos of Ted Lindsay in the uniforms of the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks, his face dripping or caked with blood, the frayed wool of his sweaters shredded by slashing sticks and clutching fists.
MONTREAL --Carey Price is on the doorstep of Montreal Canadiens history, and the son of the man he's about to overtake, one of the greatest goalies the game has ever known, is eager to see him step inside.
MONTREAL -- Little did Al McKinney know his role in hockey history 60 years ago as he sat motionless in a Montreal office, his eyes covered, straws inserted in his nostrils and a plaster smeared over his face, every pore covered from his hairline to his jaw.
PHILADELPHIA -- In the century-plus life of the NHL, the 1930-31 Philadelphia Quakers are practically an asterisk, a dreadful team that played one season and set a standard of ineptitude that stood for four decades and remains the second-worst ever.