Photos: Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs

 

Action from the Montreal Canadiens’ season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs at The Bell Centre, in Montreal on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, bottom, scores the Canadiens second goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, top, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.</div>
 

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, bottom, scores the Canadiens second goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, top, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

Photograph by: Dario Ayala, The Gazette

 
<div id="page1">Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, bottom, scores the Canadiens second goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer, top, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.</div>
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, right, punches during a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, left, during the second period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Canadiens and the Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak, left, is congratulated by teammates Dion Phaneuf, centre, and Carl Gunnarsson, right, after scoring the Leafs&#8217; third goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Hockey fans Pat Gregory from Newfoundland, front left, Greg Mahoney from Alberta, front right, Cale Jurgensen and friend Kali Santerre from Thunder Bay, second row, line up to meet former Canadiens players as Leafs fan Jason Teepell from Kingston, right, passes by before the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens centre Tomas Plekanec, left, fights for the puck against Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak, right, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, and Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jarred Tinordi, right, look on after being scored on by Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf, not pictured, during the second period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, right, fights with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, left, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Parros was taken out of the game in a medical stretcher.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, foreground, falls on the ice after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, rear, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Parros was taken out of the game in a medical stretcher.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, bottom, lays on the ice after falling unconscious after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, top, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Parros was taken out of the game in a medical stretcher.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, bottom, lays on the ice after falling unconscious after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, top, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Parros was taken out of the game in a medical stretcher.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
A dazed Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, left, is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, centre, is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, centre, is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros is escorted out of the game in a stretcher after a fight Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf, second from right, is congratulated by teammates after scoring the Leafs&#8217; second goal during the second period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel skates during warm-up before of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Canadiens fan Jonathan Lamothe, front, and friends wear wigs and jerseys during the festivities before the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Toronto Maple Leafs fans watch the warm-up session of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Canadiens fan Mario Fargnoli, left, gets his novelty Stanley Cup trophy signed by Canadiens hockey legend Guy Lafleur during pre-game festivities before the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle, top, speaks to his players during the second period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens right wing George Parros, centre, is assisted by medical staff before being carried out in a stretcher after a fight with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, not pictured, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban, top, wrestles with Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Colton Orr, bottom, during the third period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens centre David Desharnais, left, collides with Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Nikolai Kulemin, right, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien, centre, speaks with defenceman P.K. Subban, foreground, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jarred Tinordi, right, fights for the puck against Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Mason Raymond, left, during the first period of the NHL hockey season opening match between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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