The Montreal Canadiens will open their home season at the Bell Centre after playing their first five games of the 2009-2010 season on the road. The early-season road trip brought many discussion topics to the couch managers. Hell, the press still cares and debates about what will happen to Sergei Kostitsyn! The guy's in the AHL ... time to move on! So, despite losing defensemen Andrei Markov and Ryan O'Byrne to injury, losing 7-1 to the Vancouver Canucks, despite losing their last three games of this road trip, andùfinallyùdespite being ranked the 29th penalty-killing unit of the NHL, the Canadiens managed to win two of those five games for four points in the standings. That's a tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference before tonight's games.
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Article written by Francois Gendron