Canadiens-Islanders: Christmas Comes Early for Markov and the Habs

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Rocket All Habs in NHL
Comments Off
Montreal 3 New York Islanders 0 (Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum) á á He could never be accused of being jolly, he is far more svelte than rotund, and, as he reminded us this week, his Christmas doesn't arrive until Jan. 7.

But, without question, Andrei Markov returned to the Canadiens' lineup bearing gifts tonight.

We wondered how long it would take for Markov to make a contribution. He hadn't played since the first game of the season on Oct. 1. Would it take him one game to regain his form? More? Had he come back too soon? On the "Hockey Night in Canada" broadcast, Guy Carbonneau was quick to point out that Markov looked rusty in his first shift or two.

It wouldn't take long for fans to learn the answers to their questions. Some broadcasters were le ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by Rocket All Habs

Comments are closed.