Yeah, the Rangers’ situation isn’t rosy, and the future isn’t bright. But right now they’re in a playoff spot, and not in the police blotter.
How’d you like to be the Montreal Canadiens, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the second-most successful pro sports franchise in North America, and having a week like this: The Habs are also hanging on to a playoff berth (they actually trail the Rangers) their best player, Alex Kovalev, has been sent home by the coach and the GM, and now there is an investigation into whether Habs players are involved with organized crime?
The Habs will hold a press conference today at 2 p.m. The story is breaking in La Presse, a French-language paper. But the English-language Montreal Gazette has this update today.
Not to make this an Around-the-NHL thing, but did you happen to see Alex Ovechkin’s latest hightlight goal. It’s here, on NHL.com.
Hope to have some updates later.
All but Mara skated this morning, and Korpikoski expects to be available tomorrow in Buffalo. No word on who sits if he plays, though. Anybody venture a guess?
THIS JUST IN:
The March 8 game against Boston has been moved up to a 12:30 start for NBC. Somebody might want to tell the Rangers, who didn’t show up until about 2 p.m. the last time this happened.