Twice over an eight day span the Canadiens convincingly defeated the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. That’s that for the season. The Canadiens won’t see them again unless by some twist of fate they meet in next June’s Cup final.
While the Canadiens have come out of training with a few unresolved problems, it seems like the Blues have more of them. They were exposed by the speed of the Canadiens in their two meetings, which by the way are the only two St. Louis losses this season in regulation time. Generally these things get corrected over time. When they are, the rest of the league will have deal with the Blues. The Canadiens have a season sweep in the books.Read More