The sort-of-new Montreal Canadiens, with new guys Mathieu Schneider and Gregory Stewart wearing the colours and with Sergei, Ryan, and Alex feeling blue, are in Washington tonight to play a very good club that happens to have Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green on it.
And tomorrow night, the sort-of-new Montreal Canadiens are in Pittsburgh to play a club that happens to have Cindy Crosby and Evelyn Malkin on it.
But no need to fret. Because like Mark Messier, I’m guaranteeing a win. Both nights.
And another good Elliote Friedman story has cropped up, this one about Alex Kovalev. Have a look. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/2009/02/gainey_picking_on_kovalev_for.html
And one final thought. For all the money Ovechkin makes, why can’t he have a dentist put a tooth in his mouth?