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Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Plekanec playing key roles in Habs’ revival

Brendan Gallagher wasn’t surprised to see Tomas Plekanec racing down the ice to negate an icing call in the first period of the Canadiens’ 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights Tuesday night. And he was only a bit amazed when Plekanec threaded a pass through two defenders to find Gallagher alone in front of the net. “People don’t realize …

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Charlie Lindgren’s success poses a dilemma for Canadiens

When a goaltender shuts out the opposition, it’s rarely seen as a problem. But minor-leaguer Charlie Lindgren’s performance in Chicago Sunday night could pose a dilemma for the Canadiens’ brass. In a perfect world, the 23-year-old Lindgren would spend the entire season with the Laval Rocket, filling in occasionally at the NHL level when the team runs into injury problems. …

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Murray Koffler, Shoppers Drug Mart founder, dies at 93

Murray Bernard Koffler, the founder of Shoppers Drug Mart and a noted philanthropist, has died at 93. Koffler, born in 1924, took over his father’s two Toronto pharmacies when he was just 17 years old, following his father’s death. He died on Sunday, Nov. 5, at his home in Toronto. He is survived by Marvelle, his wife of 67 years, …

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