The Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs don't need any added motivation when playing one another but on Saturday they'll have it. For Toronto, their season is on the line, while for Montreal, well, Toronto's season is on the line.
In a Dec. 31, 2011 game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Florida Panthers a racial slur was alleged to have been hurled at Montreal defenceman P.K. Subban, who is black. But it appears only a linesman heard it and the offending player denies it.