The Habs Invade The Vegas Strip!

The NHL’s oldest and most storied franchise versus Gary Bettman‘s newest shiny toy. A team the NHL Commissioner doesn’t need to see win, knowing they’ll make him money, versus one he’s pushing to have success by stacking the odds in their favour since day one. Carey Price versus Marc-André Fleury. Nick Suzuki and Tomas Tatar versus Max Pacioretty. A mostly empty Bell Centre versus a packed T-Mobile Arena. A definite underdog versus a heavy favourite (again). A team with no pressure versus a team expecting to win. Poutine versus medium-rare hamburger. Nightlife versus nightlife. Round three of the Stanley Cup playoffs is set: the Montreal Canadiens versus the Vegas Golden Knights is now a thing.

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Youth Forces Game 6. Where’s Romanov?

Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian social reformer who campaigned against child labour in India and advocated the universal right to education, once said: “The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.” The Montreal Canadiens seem to struggle with that concept, but had a swift reminder last night when youth forced a game six in their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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