Objective: Dousing The Flames

After a very successful season opening six-game road trip, the Montreal Canadiens had a well deserved break. Claude Julien and his men played their last game on Saturday and they are back in action on Thursday when the Calgary Flames come to Montreal. The Flames were cooled off at home, losing two in a row to the Toronto Maple Leafs, bringing their record to .500. I personally had Calgary winning the Canadian division but it looks like I might have to readjust a bit if they can’t get it together.

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And Then, They Were Seven. The True North Strong and Free!

It’s going to be crazy. It’s going to be wild. It even has the potential of being insane. The 2021 season is getting underway and Canada is watching. To make things even more interesting, there will be an all-Canadian division for the first time in the NHL’s long history. Fans from seven teams, with perhaps the exception of the Ottawa Senators, feel like their team has what it takes to make the playoffs. So imagine the passion that will be displayed from coast to coast! With a minimum of eight games against every team, rivalries will be created or renewed. Passionate fans will be bickering more than ever.

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