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3-3 going into the third period.
Visitors score early.
Crowd totally deflated and bummed out.
Happened against the Flyers.
Happened against the Devils.
Déja poo at the Bell Centre.
What a dive. He actually jumped.
What exactly is Cammalleri’s purpose? He’s terrible right now. Avoids contact at ALL costs.
Is fatherhood that tough on him?
EDIT: Leblanc is a smart player with the puck. He should get more minutes this period, some from Cammalleri who should sit for a while.
CW mix the lines..
put LL/Eller/AK together they had some chem for the short time together..
and Darche/Plec/Cammy to tackle the top line
“Emelin’s the real deal.”
well boone read my mind
I efin hate Chico Resch,
“It’s not an obsession, It’s a way of life..”
For Smurf Sakes!!!
…I’m kinda missin’ JM at this moment
Habitant means PASSIONATE HOCKEY
Oh wait, were you serious? Why, because you preferred the way he lost 4-3?
Full Breezer 4 Life
This team really really Sucks!!!
Now they’re going to forecheck and backcheck us to death.
Imagine what our record would be without Price!
Holy crap is Cammalleri awful, so sad really.
whoever wants pleks to go is baked
hands down the best two-way player on the team and the best PK guy they have
what they need is a #1 center – pleks cant play half the game, especially when hes the #1 PK center
me thinks this will be lars eller in 2 years or less
regarding the PP, tonight its running at 25% – twice the season % before this game
Devils going to do what that do best… Play the blue line and dump it in and burn the clock.Protect the lead.
What team played last night? Habs look gassed.
Ok. Truth is……we just aren’t that good.
Stating the obvious here, but it’s going to take at least 5 goals to win tonight … So what’s more likely … 5 goals on Brodeur or hell freezing over?
Terrible PP … where’s Kaberle?
So, do we throw RC under the bus yet?
Being negative has its advantages,
you’re never disappointed.
It’s time to hold the players on this team accountable.
yay that means another rebuild. haha
Wait till summer.
Campoli at least
Who was in charge of the PP under Martin?
Two guys playing like they just got freed from prison: Lars Eller and Andrei Kostitsyn
Listen to the Smart Dog. He knows his poop!
Just like I said, Turnover Machine,
No playoffs for this mess.
Nobody is happier than AK about Jm getting sacked, Maybe this coach will let him play his game and give him more ice.
Well at least we’re going down playing firewagon hockey.
But firewagon hockey means your team scores more goals.
Let the dogs out baby. But it might take a few games for them to learn to fly. Er… bark, er… nevermind.
…THAT is the Campoli I thought He was ! …He is an albatross defensively
Thoughts to keep you up at night: how much did Martin’s The System insulate Carey Price?
Not enough to protect leads.
About as much as it stifled offence. He’s good to steal some games though. Im past the point about questioning Price’s ability though he’s a proven commodity to me.
Scary Bill. But Campoli tripping over his skate laces isn’t in anyone’s playbook. Price is that good, but he needs to know where his D is gonna be. This game is just crazy – too much excitement on the bench.
That 4th goal was a 2 on 0 – goalie’s worst nightmare
There will not be any excuses about what’s wrong with the players after tonight if the Canadiens lose.
I think we know what’s wrong. They aren’t very good.
And you win tonight’s prize!
Maybe the Habs haven’t had enough time to adjust to a new “system”.
That was bowling shoe ugly.
GO HABS GO! 2011-12 is our year!
Reminds me of BB Kings..”The thrill is gone!” song………….
The Habs would have been called for hooking for sure.
It just doesn’t get any more brutal folks.
Nice play Campoli.
Hey, Cunneyworth, tighten up that D, LOL
um…campoli – you f*&^ked up
Lars Eller, meet Anton Volchenkov
Okay — the HNIC second intermission crew … are all reviving Don Cherry’s ideas for stopping concussions.
“A prophet is not without honour except in his own country….”
Anything repeated enough times, will eventually becomes the accepted truth.
Except Grapes is on record (we have the video tape) of predicting the increase in head injuries and identifying their specific cause. And like all true prophets, he was mocked, derided and insulted.
Good thing his wealth is perfect insulation from the mocking herd ;–)
I have not watching Coach’s Corner, nor Hot Stove since this season, but I remember when he was pushing for softer/smaller pads, which, like you said, predates the present concussion epidemic. I agreed with him to a certain point. (But Cherry was “mocked, derided and insulted” for other reasons than this)
I guess my point was more toward the lack of original individual thoughts from the HNIC crew.
Grapes did have this right – and he was the lone voice for a long time. And Hitler built Germany into a strong empire before he decided to exterminate nations like they were toys in his sandbox.
Cammy has lost his mojo.
I want to see THIS Cammalleri: http://youtu.be/Cum7t3QTHZs
OK time for the new coach to show his stripes. Close game, potentially wear opponent, time to go on the attack!
GO HABS GO! 2011-12 is our year!
Despite the fact I HATE Milbury … Big mouth no nothing…hope he never comes back.
Milbury has been a bad coach beating up on kids:)
Well, well… looks like Cams has a spring in his step…
I predict he’ll get the winner.
Funny how two people can watch the exact same game and derive completely different conclusions.
Hippos see things differently than most…er…people. In black and white, I believe.
Let’s see if the Habs can pull one out for the Old Gipper … or is that Gumper
An empty seat on the Hot Stove…..Where’s Milbury?? 😉
planning his rematch
Fired and going to jail.
Is it just me or could we use a big centreman who wins 50-60% of face-offs???
most teams could use that
How about a just big centreman then?
it would be nice
Wonder what JM is doing tonight?
A) Watching the game at home and still taking notes;
B) Bowling with Carbo;
C) Having a good time at Chez Paree
I would imagine he is sipping brandy and using $20 bills to light his Cuban cigars with that severance package he originally negotiated. Clever man, but what a tragedy that players, agents, and coaches seem to constantly screw the Canadiens financially.
That $2 million severance package sure would buy a LOT of lap dances at Chez Paree.
Cammaro is our worst player right now. AK not playing well, but he can always snipe one. Cammaro doesn’t feel close to scoring.
I might be alone on this but Gomez would help this team. They are now pushing the offense and with the D playing aggressive offensively, Gomez would help.
sabres played last night 6-1 pitts after 2 ..devils played last night and we are life and death..no excuse not to win this game
Playing the night before doesn’t mean you automatically suck the next day.
25 before 14
+1 I hate when teams use that excuse
lot of posters use that when we loose on back to back
This team is a turn over Machine, gotta get that fixed, pronto
So happy to finally see the boys let loose. This team will get better.
For those who thought Darche would be worried about his job security with Martin gone: he’s logging more minutes than Eller tonight.
Well, then, obviously RC is incompetent and holding back young Eller, we should fire him.
probably has more to do with all the pk minutes
” Uncle Jocko’s”, good one Boone
Well the next 20 will be the real test won’t it?
Fun hockey at least. Haven’t been able to count on that for a while. Time will tell how the team gels and plays as a unit under Cunneyworth’s guidance but I’m enjoying the pace of this game anyway.
I was looking forward to Devils vs Martin’s Habs about as much as I am looking forward to being incontinent.
I saw someone posted trade Gomez, Gio and Camm for Kovalchuk. Kovalchuk is an overpaid dud and minus 9. We already have an overpaid dud in Gomez.
Lamoriello is regretting that signing.
i dont think so. kovalchuk is an elite talent. his cap hit is 6.66. not bad for a guy with his talent
The difference between these two teams is Jersey knows how to hit the net with every shot ,Montreal is lucky to hit the net every ten shots.
Oh, and how does Larsson get away with that crosscheck on Blunden, with the ref 5 feet away, and staring directly at them?
Not usually one to rag on Pleks but that was a pretty selfish play – AK 46 was wiiiiiiiiide open and has been much hotter lately – Brodeur is going to stop a slapshot that he can see more often than not
He and Cammy are pushing my tolerant threshold to the brink.
Plekanec was the Habs best forward until December. Your threshold needs adjusting. What’ve-you-done-for-me-lately is your motto.
You’re absolutely right. I was speaking as a true Habs fan.
Plec has been solid this year again but his linemate Camm can’t sink anything otherwise Plec would have 35 points instead of 25.
Camm isn’t making anyone look good.
I’m confused by all this excitement and energy the team is showing
Plekanec has turned into the new Brian Skrudland.
Pleks wtf are you doing? Pick a corner or pass you donkey….0 confidence this year.
Nice push back hope they can do the same in the 3rd
Multiple crosschecks go uncalled on that sequence.
Habs showing some fight tonight.
Hate to say it but we still suck.
Can’t blame the youngsters on that goal. Plekanec, Cammalleri & Gill all on the ice.
Price should have had that, granted it was a laser.
Not much changed can’t hold on to lead.
Team should really consider converting Plekanec back into a winger – he’s can’t win a draw to save his life.
but posters say he has a good faceoff win % but i wish we would have his stats in key faceoffs
I already like Cunneyworth.
We’re actually getting fairly seriously outplayed.
I think HNIC colour guys are trying to set a personal best for number of nice things said about the Habs. WTF?
Explain how Cole got that interference penalty and nothing on Clarkson on PAC, Clarkson also jumped.
Anone notice on Eller goal, Darche standing right in front…About time guys!
It was a great screen and shot. Great shift overall.
Eller’s goal wasn’t a one-timer. He stopped the puck first.
2P Break Cunneyworth went to talk to Eller right away.
by Mike Boone 8:25 PM
“Et le but!”
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