Canadiens Weekly Wrap Up: Pat Burns, Carey Price and Monday Night Mayhem

November 21st, 2010 by Steve Fusinato Leave a reply »
After last Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers, something told me this week's column would be a little longer than usual. My spidey-sense was all over the place with good and bad things to come as the week continued to roll on.

Before we get started recapping the seven days that were, I'd like to devote a little time to one of the greatest NHL coaches of all time. A man we all, as Habs fans, lost on Friday afternoon after a long-fought battle with colon cancer.

So long Pat.

Pat Burns got his start in the National Hockey League with the Montreal Canadiens; although I was only four years old at the time, he will forever be apart of my earliest hockey memories.

His feisty attitude on the bench captivated me as I saw my hometown Habs compile four straight winning records with Coach Burns at the helm. Two adams division titles and one Stanley Cup Finals appearance in his rookie year.

As Burns moved on to coach the Leafs, the Bruins and the New Jersey Devils, my admiration for the Sherbrooke native never left. One can say that his career officially came full circle when he won the holy grail with the Devils during th ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.