Henrik Lundqvist admits he's not been a student of goaltending history, too sharply focused on the task at hand to concern himself with the names of the legends in front of or behind him on various lists.
MONTREAL -- "A lot of people expect us to be the worst team on the planet," Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson said with a tight grin over an early September lunch, the 2018-19 NHL season still a month away.
MONTREAL -- It has been four years since the death of Montreal Canadiens icon Jean Beliveau, four years since Yvan Cournoyer, a fellow 10-time Stanley Cup champion and Hall of Famer with the Canadiens, stood at the altar of Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral on Dec. 10, 2014 and eulogized his dear friend.
MONTREAL --Carey Price is not among the top 40 NHL goalies in save percentage or top 30 in goals-against average this season, facts that are not on the top 100 list of concerns of Montreal Canadiens goaltending coach Stephane Waite.
NEW YORK -- You'll have to duck to avoid being hit by the fabulous Vic Hadfield stories flying around here this weekend; the New York Rangers are celebrating the 14th captain in their history by retiring his No. 11 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
Philadelphia Flyers legend Bernie Parent and New York Rangers icon Mike Richter will share a Manhattan ride aboard the Discover/NHL Frozen Fall Fun float in the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (9 a.m. ET, NBC).