The Canadiens are dead but quite simply won’t lie down and admit it.
Thursday night against Anaheim was a lame-duck game in what has been pretty much a lame-duck season. Shea Weber joined Jonathan Drouin and Paul Byron on the injury list and more than a few members of the Canadiens struggled with a flu virus. Somehow the Canadiens prevailed.
The Canadiens now have a two-game winning streak and have won eight of their last 11 which gives hope to the ‘cup half-full’ crowd of the fan base. And to their credit, it should be pointed out that following their recent eight game losing streak it was mentioned that the Canadiens would have to play over .700 percentage hockey the rest of the season in order to come close to landing a playoff berth. Taking sixteen of the last twenty-two possible points is .722 hockey.Read More