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Michel Therrien: greatness within reach

Michel Therrien has a rendezvous with greatness: as long as he can keep the Habs’ collective noses to the grindstone; as long as he can inspire the Canadiens to maintain their hold atop the Atlantic Division ...
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Mike Babcock: His Last Bang in Detroit?

In the movie Amadeus F. Murray Abraham (who plays Salieri) gently chides Mozart (played by Thomas Hulce) about a symphony or opera Mozart had performed before the public; telling Mozart, “You didn’t even gi...
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Toronto: The Emptiness After the Fireworks

When the history of Brendan Shanahan’s reign as President of the Toronto Maple Leafs is written the early chapters of that history must been seen as an exercise in vacillation, uncertainty, and lousy timing i...
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Willie Desjardins: His Time Has Come

One of the best things that happened during the past off-season this past summer was the hiring of Willie Desjardins as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. After a long apprenticeship in junior and the minors,...