In a season that has been defined by injury and turmoil – what would a match against the Bruins be without a little added injury and turmoil?
Brian Gionta has (most likely) been lost for the year as he has a torn bicep muscle that will require surgery. Gionta will finish his season having contributed just 15 points to the Canadiens in what should be considered by all as a complete disaster of a season for the diminutive player who will turn 33 in less than a week. Gionta has played 31 games this season – but he has been hampered by injury almost all season long – which has limited his effectiveness in the ice-time that he did see. I would expect that not only will Michael Blunden remain with the team for the foreseeable future, but Louis Leblanc will probably return to Montreal should any other injuries befall the Habs squad.
Michael Cammalleri spoke up after the Habs’ last loss to the St Louis Blues, saying essentially that the Canadiens’ losing attitude was at the ...