NHL Slap Shots: Habs get embarrassed

Trevor Smith

Sports Blogger

@theozoneonline

 

The Montreal Candadiens came into their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets looking to continue their hot start, however, the complete opposite occurred. They were beat 10-0 handedly by the Blue Jackets for their first loss in regular time.

 

Connor McDavid impresses against childhood idol

The young rookie has played tremendously to start his career. His biggest test came when he faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins and his idol, Sidney Crosby. McDavid tallied three assist in the Oilers’ 4-3 win against the Penguins.

 

Vanek finds way to long-term IR

Thomas Vanek, the 32-year-old winger, has been put on long-term injured reserve. Vanek, who was signed as a free agent on July 1, has tallied eight points in seven games for the Red Wings. Vanek is eligible to return Nov. 20 against Calgary.

Red Wings in a downward spiral

The beginning of the season was magical for the Red Wings, as they went on a six-game winning streak and were poised to continue strong play. That didn’t happen, though, as they have fallen off the wagon and have lost five out of their last six games.

ozone@ocolly.com

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