Leafs and Habs on a Saturday night…. best place to be. Leafs and Habs in the last game of the year, with the last playoff birth on the line – a storybook ending.
Win and you are in.
That’s the message the should be drilled into every Montreal Canadien today.
No hoping for team A to beat team B and team C to lose in regulation – win and you are in.
Win the game.
The Habs control their own playoff destiny and it’s time to see what they are really made of.
For the youngsters that helped propel Montreal into this position, this will be the biggest game of their lives. With everyone in the country and everyone in the hockey world tuned in.
For the veterans, it’s time to see their experience and leadership.
Which of the go-to guys on either team are going to show up and excel?
Koivu -vs- Sundin
Kovalev -vs- Tucker
Raycroft -vs- Huet
Souray -vs- Kaberle
McCabe -vs- Komisarek
Habs -vs- Leafs.