Punch drunk

After his fight with Eric Boulton in Saturday's game against the Islanders, Parros was clearly hurt and needed help getting to the penalty box. Should we be worried about his health?

Are you not entertained?

After a brutal stretch of being outplayed constantly, the Canadiens put up a solid showing in Long Island that would have looked great with a little finish.

[Bits] Shutouts & Suspensions Sunday


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of the 1-0 OT loss to Montreal and couple of suspensions for Shawn Thornton and David Clarkson.

Canadiens-Islanders: analyse et chances de marquer

Les choses se replacent tranquillement, notamment pour Emelin et Gorges.

Canadiens 1, Isles 0 (OT): See foot, shoot it.


Evgeni Nabokov returned to the net for the first time since Nov. 16 and delivered the kind of performance the Islanders needed then and need more now, but the Isles couldn't score and coughed the puck up to ruin Nabokov's shutout in overtime.

A Patchwork Win

It definitely was not pretty, but the Canadiens took two points out of Long Island, snapping a two-game losing streak in the process.

Third Period Thread: Habs vs Islanders

Remember when this team was exciting?

Second Period Thread: Habs vs Islanders

A scoreless first period where the Habs slightly outplayed the Islanders, but they're going to have to be a lot better to start winning.

Isles vs Habs Preview: Strome talks of debut


The Islanders will se invasion of away fans -- visiting once again during awful winter weather -- who will take advantage of the NHL's near-polar opposites in terms of supply and demand. But on the other hand: Ryan Strome debuts.

[Gameday Bits] Strome debuts. For real this time.


After the long, torturous, soul-crushing, season-sinking, website-imploding, IR-shuffling road trip out West ended with nothing but a lone shootout-aided end to the road losing streak, the New York Islanders resume their season at home tonight. This

Can the Habs regain some traction?

As the embattled Habs head to Long Island, can they regain some traction against Tavares and Co?

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