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“No quit in Montréal”


I have an irrational dislike of the other teams in the Original Six and Boston is pretty low on the list — about the only time I can bring myself to root for the Bruins is when they are playing the Leafs (sic.) But, you've got to love a town where the sports writers will just toss in (let alone remember) stuff like this:

Adding even more zeal to an overzealous home crowd, Habs goaltender Jose Theodore was credited with the second assist on both Kovalev strikes. It was reminiscent of Quebec City's NHL days when a Stastny -- be it Peter, Anton, or Marian -- by writ of Provincial law had to be credited with an assist on every Nordiques goal. Some nights it didn't seem to matter if they were even dressed, never mind on the ice.


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I fell in love with these things staring at the ceiling of Toronto's Bar Italia. ←  → if == “nt”: # why do I still need to do this?!