Liveblog: Penguins romp, Senators even series

Boston Bruins v Carolina Hurricanes

A ridiculous 10-3 game in Philadelphia featured seven power-play goals – four by the Penguins, who chased Ilya Bryzgalov and scored five unanswered goals in the second period to take control of Game 4.
The Penguins avoid an ignominious sweep and head home for Game 5 on Friday.
In Ottawa, a 2-2 goaltender’s duel between Henrik Lundqvist and Craig Anderson ended with Kyle Turris’s spectacular wrister 2:42 into overtime.

Line of the Night from habsfanO: Flyers played tonight like this Dick Clark thing really upset them


  1. Stormin says:

    Officiating in the NHL is atrocious, it is really really terrible, and it changes on a game to game basis, like Betteman sends down word how he wants the games offciated.

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  2. Habsolutely says:

    The Flyers are gonna get eaten alive when they end up meeting a team with a goalie that can stop a beach ball.

  3. HardHabits says:

    This series is unreal.

  4. L Elle says:

    wow, LOL

    Just take both goalies out, and add an extra man each.

  5. Stormin says:

    The over under for this game is 18
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  6. frontenac1 says:

    Any of you guys remember “Old Fishface” Jimmy Roberts?Played on a couple cup winning Habs teams in the 70″s.Man that guy was the Energizer Bunny!Was coaching a midget team a few years ago at a tournament in Port Hope Ont.and his picture was at the entrance to the arena.The Pride Of Port Hope.Crazy tournament,Three OPP cruisers were called after our game

  7. Bill says:

    Hmm, all the penalties, suspensions, and now reviewing this goal … has the NHL turned against the Penguins??

    Full Breezer 4 Life

  8. Stormin says:

    what are the odds philly starts to parade to the box, usually it is so predictable
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  9. otter649 says:

    Pens on a 6 game playoff losing streak going back to last season when they blew a 3-1 series lead to Tampa – Will they make it seven games ?

  10. otter649 says:

    Don’t have to pick cornors on MA Fleury just shoot it at him – The puck will go through him…….

  11. Kimberly2u says:

    Fleury is awful

  12. Bill says:

    A 5 on 3, but should Fleury have had that? I think so.

    Can’t believe the penalties, wow.

    Pittsburgh shot themselves in the foot big time.

    Full Breezer 4 Life

  13. Stev.R says:

    lol Fleury is so bad

  14. Old Bald Bird says:

    F Lee never changes.

  15. ZepFan2 says:

    Chris Lee is a F-ckn piece of garbage.

    “I got a feeling, a feeling deep inside” – Lennon/McCartney

    I’ve got a feeling

  16. Kimberly2u says:

    Wow what a goal by Giroux

  17. The Jackal says:

    What are the zebras doing?

  18. Old Bald Bird says:

    “1P Break Both of these teams are a lot better than the Canadiens … and showed it this season”

    There’s a newsflash, Mike. Along with 25 other teams. πŸ™‚

  19. Mattyleg says:

    As Kerry Fraser said, Chris Lee isn’t blind, he just sees too much.
    (and calls it all, I think was his insinuation)

    —Hope Springs Eternal—

  20. L Elle says:

    I’d rather be watching our Habs.

  21. L Elle says:

    Oy, Bryz = Leighton with 10X the salary.

  22. Stev.R says:

    I could have had Jagr in my draft but I took Mcdonald. They’re tied at 6 points each. I hope I made the right pick

  23. Mondou6 says:

    Since we’re not in the playoffs, and I want the NHL to look even more bush league, I’m hoping every playoff game is non-stop bench clearing brawls.

    It would be great if it was like pro-wrestling, and players were hitting each other with folding chairs too.

    Forget “Slapshot”, I’m hoping for “Rollerball”.

  24. Mattyleg says:

    Great shot by Pascal “Roy” Dupuis.

    —Hope Springs Eternal—

  25. sreuel says:

    Boone they are chanting we don’t like you as Miller on TSN says

  26. Stormin says:

    They should play the Philly Pitt series without goalies,,,,,,,,
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  27. frontenac1 says:

    I hear ya Stormin, but it still hurts to see Kirk elsewhere.

    • Stormin says:

      For now we can enjoy him on CBC at least , Miss Captain Kirk

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  28. Toe Blake says:

    The only person that can counter Chris Lee — Bruce Lee – is dead!

  29. Toe Blake says:

    This is gonna be a replay of the Habs deciding game against the Pens two years ago. Sid’s got all the skill in the world, but smaller nuts than a squirrel. i don’t think I book a stall in the HoF just yet!

  30. shootdapuck says:

    Completely surprised the NHL hasn’t assigned the myopic Chris Lee to this game!

    In their arrogant and infinite wisdom.

    Just to ensure more mayhem and chaos!

  31. Kimberly2u says:

    By by Crosby

  32. Stormin says:

    What has happened to Fleury, he is horrible this series

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  33. Propwash says:

    Fleury suuuucks!

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  34. Mondou6 says:

    I hate the Penguins even more for reducing me to rooting for Philadelphia.

    • Stormin says:

      LOL that was good

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  35. Captain aHab says:

    I guess they didn’t hit Giroux hard enough.

    Me skull and crossbones arn’t the only thing I plan on raisin’ tonight.

  36. Stev.R says:

    Toronto will trade their first, their second, Jake Gardiner, Cody Franson, Nazem Kadri, and Kulemin for Rick Nash.

    Then they’ll trade Reimer, next years first, Carter Aston for Luongo

  37. Mattyleg says:

    Go Chris Lee!

    —Hope Springs Eternal—

  38. shootdapuck says:

    Boone pointing out Cole being out of it!

    Nothing new he’s been that way for years now!

    Iconic voice or not how can he survive CBC budget cuts?

    He should be doing voice overs for ads. ” ok Bob take 17 let’s just read the script please”.

  39. Mondou6 says:

    If the NHL was serious about stopping the violence, they would outlaw fighting, or at least suspend players for 20 games, and then a year if it happens again.

    How many fist fights were there in the violent NFL last year? Zero? That’s because players know they’ll be gone, no questions asked.

    These 1-5 game suspensions are just laughable.

    What’s to stop a team from suiting up 4-5 goons, and attacking the other team’s best players? A 2 minute or 5 minute penalty? Who cares?

    After this playoff debacle, I guarantee every NHL will be looking for even more thugs and brawlers for 2013.

    Once fighting is eventually outlawed, and it will be, this era of the NHL will go down as a spectacular failure of the commissioner, and a total embarrassment.

  40. Captain aHab says:

    With Vancouver looking like they’re out, we can’t get an all-Canadian final which would have messed up Bettman. What’s the worst possible final left from a ratings POV? Ottawa – Phoenix?

    Me skull and crossbones arn’t the only thing I plan on raisin’ tonight.

  41. 24 Cups says:

    Kate Smith – what a babe.

  42. shootdapuck says:

    Boudreau on CBC panel was best ever he called out Stock for stupidity more than was required to confirm exactly that!

  43. CF says:

    Chris F***ing Lee, the NHL is an embarassing comedy, just a big old school boys club, Clarence Campbell might as well be running things. Bettman is a disgrace. Pure and simple.
    In this day and age, where everything is about the almighty dollar, you wake up each day hoping some things can change. Hoping that some very intelligent people can take over from cavemen like Shanahan, and the rest of the NHL’s front office.
    I love listening to Bob McCowen. If you haven’t tuned in you should. He’s the only guy in Toronto, and I mean the only guy who will call out Brian Burke for the failure he is, and in the same sentence mock the disgrace that is Gary the puke Bettman. I don’t care how “smart” some people think he is. He’s just another sell out, plain and simple. And it’s all too clear now–if last years incident with Patches-Horton (although he got his in the end) – Ference — Rat Boy Marchand—etc, etc, etc, it’s all too clear the league gives a rat’s ass about it’s players, first liners or fourth liners.
    But it is clear, that if you do target someone’s head, make it a fourth liner, given that penalty will garner 2 games, it you take a first liners head off with your elbow, your getting 4.
    Shanahan, your a disgrace, Bettman, your a disgrace.
    It’s pathetic, and it’s all for the shameless ratings in the almighty USA. Most fans south of the border are dumber than sand, and when it comes to hockey, they could give a rats ass who wins as long as their team beats up the other. And then here comes the chant: U S A, U S A!! What a joke, what a disgrace.

    Out Habs are too small, what chance will we have if the Patches incident happens again to more of our top players?

    Anyway, like Bob says, the league is a sham, the entire suspension system is a sham. If you want targeting the head out of the game, suspend someone for 40 games.

  44. frontenac1 says:

    Hey Boys, Capt.Kirk on the panel at CBC! Man, How could we let him go TWICE?!!!

    • Stormin says:

      His Frenglish was not to make a good chance to make him a chef for de habitants

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  45. ZepFan2 says:

    Nice to see Muller on CBC.

    Finally somebody with hockey smarts, and he’s not an ex-Bruin.

    “I got a feeling, a feeling deep inside” – Lennon/McCartney

    I’ve got a feeling

  46. Strummer says:

    Re: Habs vs. Nords Good Friday ’84

    This could work in NHL going forward.

    Brawls are allowed as long as they are scheduled before the game and the players are in various stages of undress.

    “It’s just an opinion – I could be wrong”

    • Stormin says:

      I think the pre game brawl was against Philly in 87 and no penalties assessed because no refs and the players were mostly out of uniform, including some players fighting on ice with no skates, that was hilarious.

      I think the Quebec brawl you are referring to was at right as the period ended.

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  47. HabinBurlington says:

    Would like to see Pittsburgh win tonight. Have no issues with L.A. completing the sweep of Vancouver tonight.

    Have to wonder how smart Vancouver is by letting Daniel Sedin play. Couple days ago he wasn’t able to practise and now is playing. Hope for his sake he doesn’t get popped in the head.

    • Habfan10912 says:

      Well Gerald it’s not like anyone would purposely target his head. Players after all have so much respect for each other.

      Please feel free to call me Jim.

    • Bill says:

      The chance of them coming back from down 3-0 is so small it’s hardly worth risking worsening his injury.

      Of course, Don Cherry would probably say a Canadian boy would’ve suited up the first game.

      Full Breezer 4 Life

  48. habstrinifan says:

    So I am reading through the posts surrounding the discussions on the violence in the game. Lots of ideas.

    One idea, I humbly put to you, as very brilliant and 100% sure to to effect a complete change of attitude by the players and coaches.

    Chicohab posted that there should be a ‘penalty shot’ immediately awarded to the other team when an opposing player is called for a headshot.
    Before you gasp and say no way.. let’s think about it and put yourself on the ice in skates in a game situation.

    There can be supplemental and after the fact penalties handed out like suspensions etc which take into account all the troublesome aspects such as intent, or injury caused, or repeat offender status. All these are OUT of the hands of the on ice referee.


    The league draws up a very detailed and well explained set of criteria which would categorize a head shot.

    The on ice referees are empowered to hand out a non-reviewable and immediate verdict ..head shot = penalty shot. You can tweak the punishment (still award power play or not) but the inescapable fact is …you commit a head shot (better phrasing is “the referee calls a head shot against you”) your team gets a penalty shot against them… immediately.

    Players would change their patterns very quickly for a head shot becomes a very impactful penalty which your team cannot strategise against. A good PP wont mitigate the setback you, as a player, will be putting ‘on’ the team. Sure a great goalie may help… but still there is no way to prepare for it.

    It would also be something to add spice to the game.

    The referess will be under immense pressure for the first season. BUT THEY AND ALL THE PLAYERS will eventually get it.

    You can bet that every player would be conscious of not getting a penalty shot called against their team.

    And once players shy away from head shots by re-acquiring good shoulder, hip, etc checking skills then you would not have taken away anything from their arsenal of tough tools to play the game and you would have solved the biggest problem going.

    Great idea ChicoHAB!!!!!!!!!

    • Stormin says:

      Sorry no way, how many times do we need to view certain hits just to determine if it was really a direct head shot.

      With the leagues refs at an all time low in quality, we can not give them this subjective view and directly give them so much discretion in determining the outcome of a game

      NO WAY

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    • Habfan10912 says:

      I like the out of box thinking. Someone twerted that if a player gets suspended for “intent to injure” the team is not allowed to dress a replacement for the duration of the suspension. I kind of liked that. Of course the Bruins would be the only team in the league playing with a full roster.

      Please feel free to call me Jim.

    • New says:

      I don’t think that would be a deterrent. They had no sooner come in with the hitting from behind than players began turning their backs to oncoming players. Concussions would soar as players sought to draw a penalty shot in the senario you propose. I think the biggest problem is too many rules, too much regulation by bystanders. Let the men sort it out.

  49. TomNickle says:

    Gentlemen who haven’t been given public consideration for the GM job who I’d like to see interviewed and given serious consideration.

    1. Bobby Smith
    2. Denis Savard
    3. Guy Lapointe(I realize he’s 64)

    All working in hockey. All have strong hockey operations c/v’s.

    • smiler2729 says:

      Hey why not Chuck Lefley, Pierre Mondou and Dale Hoganson?

      Jack Edwards is a clam, Bruins are gutless weasel pukes.
      The Halakian Jaroslaves’ constant BS make me anti-Halak

    • Stormin says:

      Denis and Guy , I would hate to say are actually to nice and easy going that is a nice way to say it, i guess.

      Booby Smith very interesting choice, his Frenglish is going to need some work, but for GM i believe its doable. Very Interesting and I think A great candidate.

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  50. smiler2729 says:

    I hope Pittsburgh wins and this goes 7.

    The 1st round is always the best… the rest of the playoffs start losing their lustre unless your team’s in it, the weather starts turning nice, etc…

    Rock on, Dick Clark. If you love rock ‘n’ roll, he was one that paved the way for it to go universal way back when… before MuchMusic, MTV… before Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, Midnight Special and Soul Train… he outdid Ed Sullivan by showing more…

    Thanks Dick, God bless.

    Jack Edwards is a clam, Bruins are gutless weasel pukes.
    The Halakian Jaroslaves’ constant BS make me anti-Halak

    • Habfan10912 says:

      Smiler. That would be a turn around of epic proportions. Don’t think its gonna happen. Fleury looks lost don’t ya think? Got to admit it would be great to see though.

      Please feel free to call me Jim.

  51. TomNickle says:

    Well Mike Gillis must have a willing suitor for Roberto Luongo and I have a guess as to who it is.

    I think that in the summer we’ll be seeing Rick Nash and Steve Mason heading to Vancouver and Roberto Luongo, Keith Ballard and/or picks heading to Columbus.

    • smiler2729 says:

      I see it more as protecting Luongo who hasn’t played badly but if Vancouver loses tonight (and they most likely will) in another close one and GreasyLu was the goalie, the darts from all across B.C. would be on him forever.

      If Schneider loses, it’s no big whoop.

      Jack Edwards is a clam, Bruins are gutless weasel pukes.
      The Halakian Jaroslaves’ constant BS make me anti-Halak

      • TomNickle says:

        What is there to protect Luongo from at this point? It’s the playoffs and an elimination game.

        Is your opinion that if Luongo plays and they lose it will be all his fault and he may never recover mentally from the ensuing blame from fans and media?

        I think that’s a little far fetched for a multi-million dollar goalie. Much more likely that he’s done in Vancouver.

        • smiler2729 says:

          To answer ya:
          Absolutely nothing and you’re right.

          Yes and yes.

          You’re right either way, he’s done there.

          Jack Edwards is a clam, Bruins are gutless weasel pukes.
          The Halakian Jaroslaves’ constant BS make me anti-Halak

  52. Timo says:

    So assuming Bruins, Rags and Philly advance… who’s will be the next bruins’ opponent?

  53. Kimberly2u says:

    Go Flyers go and put cry baby Crosby out of our misery

    • Stormin says:

      100 % agree,,,,,,, until next Olympics then we need him again

      Flyers sure seem like a tight team and a lot of fun to watch.

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    • The Jackal says:

      Why cry baby Crosby? That reeks of a grudge. There’s tons of players who act far worse, but people single Crosby out because he is who he is. Should he act like that? No. But he is 24, he’s a kid and he’ll learn. And he’ll only get better as a player too. I think these attacks on Crosby are just to take away from his skill and try to paint him as some kind of goon.

    • jon514 says:

      I’m with Crosby. To hell with the Flyers. Bunch of jerks and cherry-pickers. Any team that has Briere on it… I just can’t root for. Turncoat refused a contract with the habs. Meanwhile, Crosby has actively mentioned his desire to play here one day.

    • habstrinifan says:

      I dont understand why Crosby is called a cry-baby especially in this series. He has done everything. People criticise if he plays tough.. gets involved..and if he were to play a perimeter game they would criticise him even more. His rant that ” I dont like anyone on the Flyers” was what he felt right now… he was not whining.

      Pittsburgh are losing their composure… along with Sid and the other stars. But he is not a cry-baby in this series.

  54. TomNickle says:

    Claude Julien doesn’t like that Dale Hunter pointed to the Bruins head hunting the Capitals and the statement the Capitals themselves released questioning the NHL’s decision to suspend Backstrom yet ignore the Bruins’ multiple, questionable head hits.

    Yeah, I suppose if one of the dirtiest players in NHL history found my players like Milan Lucic, Gregory Campbell, Shawn Thornton, Andrew Ference, Brad Marchand and Dan Paille to be dirty players who were head hunting I’d be a little pissed off too.

    Memo to Julien : Embrace the FACT that a great number of your players are dirty, gutless and in some cases sociopathic. If you don’t like being accused of playing dirty, tell your players not to play dirty. If you don’t have a problem with it or encourage it, just shut up and coach your team.

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    Totally off topic, but am I going to hell after giggling my arse off at this meme?

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      Totally going to hell (I’ll see you there).

      Btw, I’ve been using your “access forbidden” tip frequently – it has saved me much aggravation.

  56. frontenac1 says:

    Trying my best myron! Switching to Vodka and signing off for today. Be back soon. Over and out.

  57. RGM says:

    I’m going to go read the first portions of Todd Denault’s The Greatest Game. I figure I may as well acquaint myself with what hockey was like in the mid-70’s.

    GO HABS GO! 2011-12 is probably not our year!
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  58. frontenac1 says:

    Tores is a punk, just like Schultz was in Philly before Big Bird tuned him up! Check it out on youtube. Get Rid of Instigator Rule. Bring it on baby!

  59. Chuck says:

    Backs against the wall, the Pens will concentrate on playing hockey tonight… until Fleury craps the bed again, that is. If the Flyers get up by 3, all bets are off.

    Being a Hab fan is like buying real estate: only over the long-haul will you appreciate the true value of your investment.

  60. jon514 says:

    Nathan MacKinnon has really opened my eyes to the differences between a player like Grigorenko and himself. I’ll still be happy if we draft Grigorenko, but man, Halifax doesn’t have that strong a team and look at the points he’s putting up in the playoffs. I’m drooling over here and ramping up to start the TANK 2013 movement…

    • Stormin says:

      No Grigorenko Please I watched him play the entire Halifax Quebec series and he was awful (maybe playing hurt though), Here is hoping we select Alex Galchenyuk and then I hope the Habs select local Pointe Claire prospect Mike Matheson with our second round pick #33 overall

      In the Q playoffs Grigorenko 11 playoff games 3 goals 7 assists and a minus 1

      MacKinnon 11 playoff games 11 goals 21 points and a plus 11

      Jonathon Drouin former Lac St Louis Lion 8 goals 9 assists and A plus 5 and scored the game winner in overtime in Game 7 at the colisee.

      The Lac st Louis Lion team that won bronze at the Telus Cup last year was stacked with local talent. 4 former Lac St Louis Lions from that team listed below

      1-Mike Matheson Dubuque Fighting Saints, Playing in USHL playoffs Dubuque just defeated Team USA development team in round one, with Matheson scoring a beauty shorthanded last night, they now take on Indiana. Matheson is a projected first round or early second pick in this years NHL draft.
      Sidebar-also on Dubuque is a talented big center named Zemgus Girgensons another projected top 1st round pick

      2-Ryan Culkin Quebec Remparts eliminated last night by Halifax projected late second or early third this years NHL draft

      3-Jonathon Drouin Halifax Mooseheads moving on having a great playoffs and a possible first rounder 2013

      4-Anthony Duclair Quebec Remparts eliminated last night also a projected first rounder in 2013

      Just a sidebar on Ryan Culkin, he got cut from MidgettAAA Lions, went down to AA got called up on multiple occasions, then played all playoff games with Lac st Louis culminating in last years bronze medal at Nationals. He then makes the Remparts as an 8th dman and keeps working and now is a projected third round pick in this years NHL draft, good on ya Ryan Culkin

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      • jon514 says:

        Hmm. I think Grigorenko is a great player. It takes the bigger guys longer to develop. I also think that while he might not be a “franchise” player, He can still be a number 1 center. 85pts this season is comparable with a lot of number 1 centers in the league. If he plays in junior next year he’ll break 100pts in the regular season and maybe perform better in the playoffs.

        I’d like to find stats on players injured in their draft years and how they performed over their careers. My thinking is if his body can’t stand up to the rigors of junior, he’ll be perennially injured as an NHL’er.

  61. Timo says:

    Btw, can anyone imagine Boone in white tennis shorts?

  62. 24moreCups says:

    Does anyone know if Daniel Pribyl can play for the Bulldogs next season?

    • Stormin says:

      Daniel Pribyl would be eligible for the AHL and or Hamilton Bulldogs immediately being a European player.

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  63. Timo says:

    Guaranteed that tonight’s Philly game will be as exciting as watching Habs on monday night play say Florida Panthers. It will be a snooze fest.

  64. adamkennelly says:

    Who won the Cup last year? How did they play again? By allowing the Bruins to get away with their style of play last year – the league sent a clear message – as per usual, teams try to replicate what worked the previous year….we are witnessing it first hand in these playoffs.

  65. Propwash says:

    It could very well work out to be not as insane as the last game was, it wouldn’t shock me if an actual hockey game is gonna be played.

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  66. frontenac1 says:

    Habs vs “Diques; Good Friday 1984,Classic! Get rid of instigator rule. Bring it on baby!

  67. Strummer says:

    Flyers got inside the heads of the Pens as the season ended.

    Pens – who were favoured to go all the way- got away from playng THEIR game, lost their composure and imploded.

    Leadership has faltered here- be it Crosby, or the coaching staff.

    It’s gotten ridiculous when guys like James Neal are being suspended.

    “It’s just an opinion – I could be wrong”

  68. frontenac1 says:

    Pens vs Flyers best series in a LONG time!Get rid of instigator rule. Bring it on baby!!

  69. VancouverHab says:

    Whether you are a Don Cherry admirer or a Don Cherry hater, it can not be honestly denied that he is an absolute master of his medium.

    The physical aspect of playoff hockey only gives the vapours to “…sissy sportswriters in white tennis shorts”.

    Brings to mind a line from C.S. Forester (in The General), “it was a statement so true that she had to deny it.”

    • HabFanSince72 says:

      The Grande Dame of the CBC calling out “sissys”? Don Cherry is by far the gayest thing on Canadian TV. he makes pope Benedict look straight.

      If he wants to look at muscular young men doing violence to one another he really should stick to gay porn.

      Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

      • VancouverHab says:

        Ha ha!

        That said, you are proving my point here: Don Cherry has a deceptively complex schtick–he simply is a master of the medium: for good or for ill, according as one positions oneself.

  70. habsfan0 says:

    I think Crosby and Malkin both show up tonight and bring the series back to Pittsburgh. Besides, when was the last time the Penguins lost 4 in a row?

  71. sreuel says:

    Why is Boone doing a live blog of a game that doesn’t involve our Habs. What’s up does he want the hits I will be seeming it on tv. Boone only wants to voice his opinion when stuff happens to get a reaction from us. Also he wants to report on Cherry

  72. Habitant in Surrey says:

    …hurry Matty …announce that Dick Clark has just died ! …before You are ‘scooped’ πŸ™‚

    HIS’ Official Habs’ Fan Theme Song; Morrissey β€˜There is a light that never goes out:
    What I WANT ! is an aircraft carrier at centre and nuclear destroyers on each wing going to the net like bats out of Hell !, …NO MORE rubber duckies !!!
    Habitant means PASSIONATE HOCKEY

  73. mrhabby says:

    Since Shanban is under pressure..he tosses out Torres for the playoffs he has no other choice.

    • Habitant in Surrey says:

      …that would be the right call MrHabby …the balance of the Playoffs, no more hockey for Mr. Torres, will open other players eyes much wider

      HIS’ Official Habs’ Fan Theme Song; Morrissey β€˜There is a light that never goes out:
      What I WANT ! is an aircraft carrier at centre and nuclear destroyers on each wing going to the net like bats out of Hell !, …NO MORE rubber duckies !!!
      Habitant means PASSIONATE HOCKEY

  74. Mattyleg says:

    Ahh, the empty page…
    So much potential…

    Here’s more food for thought for posters who complain about the Montreal Francophone media:
    Sid in Oz

    —Hope Springs Eternal—

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