Right, even without Price: Habs go 8-0

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This just in: the Montreal Canadiens aren’t just about Carey Price.

To really hammer that point home, the Habs became just the second team to start a season with eight straight regular season wins … and they won this last one with Price taking a siesta.

Instead, little-known backup Mike Condon grabbed his second win in 2015-16, stopping 34 out of 36 shots.

It wasn’t close, either, as the Canadiens trounced the Sabres by a score of 7-2 in Buffalo.

It was a big night for a number of Canadiens, with Tomas Plekanec (three assists), P.K. Subban (also a trio of helpers) and Andrei Markov (one goal, four assists) maybe standing out the most.

Amusingly enough, the Sabres franchise pulled that off before, albeit 40 years ago.

If you remove the caveat of kicking off a season, it’s still a special run for a special franchise.