Montreal Canadiens fans welcomed back Carey Price with thunderous roars and chants but the Habs fell 3-0 to the New York Islanders.
The Canadiens were thrilled to have the backbone of their team back.
The Mike Bossy tributes and stories keep flowing.
That and more in the latest MHN Daily:
The Bell Centre was once again rocking like it has for so many April playoff games in the past but this time it was for the long-awaited return of Carey Price.
Unfortunately, it was the other goalie, Ilya Sorokin who stole the show and helped the New York Islanders blank the Montreal Canadiens 3-0.
Despite the loss, Price was still humbled by the reception he got from the Bell Centre faithful.
Prior to the game, Price’s Montreal Canadiens teammates and interim head coach Martin St. Louis could not contain their excitement to have Price back.
National Hockey Now
NYI: The New York Islanders won one for Mike Bossy in his hometown as they blanked the Montreal Canadiens and spoiled Carey Price’s long-awaited return.
BOS: Boston Bruins goalie Linus Ullmark will not suit up for the Bruins game against the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday afternoon.
Pitt: The Boston Bruins will not be shooting at Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tristan Jarry Saturday when the Pens come to town. Jarry is back in Pittsburgh being evaluated for a lower-body injury and Casey DeSmith will start against the Bruins.
Wash: Alex Ovechkin reflected on the career and life of Mike Bossy Friday.
Florida: Claude Giroux and Jonathan Huberdeau have become quite the tandem for the Florida Panthers.
Detroit: Detroit Red Wings goalie prospect Magnus Hellberg has arrived in Motown.
Vegas: Could Logan Thompson be the starter for the Vegas Golden Knights if they make the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
San Jose: So why should anyone watch the San Jose Sharks now that they’re out of the playoff race?
Canada Hockey Now
Vancouver: It looks like the Vancouver Canucks could be without their captain Bo Horvat for a bit.
NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr wasn’t exactly cleared of wrongdoing in the Kyle Beach allegations findings.
The lads of 32 Thoughts Podcast remembered Mike Bossy.