How I became a fan of the Montreal Canadiens, and saved myself over 35 years of grief.
The Boston Bruins Mark Recchi sounded off on the Montreal Canadiens "embellished" medical reports as the two teams get set to square off on Thursday.
I have been a fan of the Canadiens since 1971, but began watching televised hockey around 1969. I didn't know much about anything back then. The Beatles were bugs, Woodstock was a Peanuts' cartoon character, and I thought it was a funny thing when Mom caught her tit in the wringer of the old washing machine.
I went down to my local bookstore early this evening and finally got my hands on this years NHL "Official Guide And Record Book", about two months later than usual.Once there, I couldn't believe my...