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The Canadiens’ Tyler Toffoli admitted his physique was drained after a six-game highway journey to start out the NHL season.
It was a really spectacular begin for the Canadiens, who went Four-Zero-2, and for Toffoli, who posted 5-Three-Eight totals and on Monday was named the NHL’s first star of the week.
On Sunday, Toffoli’s spouse, Cat, posted a photograph on Twitter of him drowsing on the sofa beneath a blanket with their little canine, Dodger, sleeping on prime of him.
“Yesterday was a pleasant day, simply enjoyable, and coming in as we speak all of us knew we needed to work,” Toffoli stated after the Canadiens practised Tuesday morning on the Bell Centre. “And, clearly, ending off on an excellent observe positively helped with the 2 days off.”
The Canadiens ended the highway journey with a 5-2 win over the Canucks Saturday evening in Vancouver and so they flew again dwelling Sunday morning. They’ll play their dwelling opener Thursday evening on the Bell Centre towards the Calgary Flames (7 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM).