Of the Canadiens last night: "It was not one of their more cerebral games.".
On the inability to retrieve power-play shoot-ins, McGuire suggested Canadiens either "had no plan" or were "cramping up mentally.
Hart Trophy finalists:
Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, Jarome Iginla.
Take note, Don Cherry, of the ethnicity of 67 per cent of the field.
Not even close.
As usual, interesting stuff on the CKAC afternoon drive show.
Ron Fournier said the series is "far from over", but if the Canadiens go down 3-1, a comeback would
Guy Carbonneau described his goaltender as "ébranlé".
It means shaken, unsettled.
Or, for you Led Zeppelin/Richard Linklater movie fans, dazed and confused.
It's not just Price's soaring GAA, his plummeting
"We'll sit down tomorrow," said Guy Carbonneau, "when everything is cool and everyone can talk softly."
And what they'll talk about is goaltending – specifically whether Carey Price will
As controversies and playoff feuds go, this one may be DOA.
"It was the heat of the moment. I was upset. I don't think it was that big of
Shall we start with the positives or the negatives?
The sun is shining this fine Sunday morning in Montreal, so let's look at what went right for the Canadiens
Courtesy of the Canadiens' PR department:
Translated: "(Biron) stole the game or he was lucky. We had chances to score and we didn't. So
Flyers took a 2-0 lead .. again.
But this time, on the strength of Martin Biron's goaltending, the Canadiens comeback fell short.
And as the teams head to Philadelphia
Some may be offended by this satiric adaptation of Downfall, in which the great Bruno Ganz plays Hitler.
World War II connotationns aside, just think of him as Bobby