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POSTGAME AUDIO: Jacques Martin


  1. The Dude says:

    Here’s to a Habs sweep of the goons in the next few and Andrew stop picking fight’s on this site it’s embarrassing!It was only one win ,chillax.

  2. HABZ24 says:

    Awesome. Huge win. Philly rescues habs from the bottom of the well ! Luv what patches showed everyone incl his own teAm mates ya im hurt but i sucked it up for my team didnt miss a game and shined huge getting a few key goals. Modern day rocket richard. Big balls lotta heart right on pacioretty !! Hope he rubs off on rest of the injured players and other team mates. Go habs go

  3. Propwash says:

    The team went more offensively minded tonight….. weird.


  4. Tony McLean says:

    Many great performances tonight, esp Cole and MaxPac but I wanna applaud the newbies Nokalainen and Blunden, they really brought size and and some thump, imagine them with Whitey on the wing. Best fourth line in the league? One of them maybe…
    Time to call a guy named Lou in NJ and ask for permission…bring Larry Robinson home.

  5. habstrinifan says:

    So it being a GREAT night, only question was what happened re Perry Pearn? What was that all about? I purposely havent read any analysis yet, I wanted to put my own hafl-baked theories out there.

    Remarks by some posters set me to thinking. Ian noted how the two Randies were changing lines etc. And another poster observed Randy Ladoceur talking to P.K during the game. And Perry Pearn had been in charge of the spcial teams .. and also defense wasnt he?

    Well I think this was alll one behind the scenes, but big time, power play gone awry.

    In my opinion JM did not seem to keen on replacing Muller. I found that the lateness of the appointments of the Hamilton guys rather strange. I know they were PLAN B but even then it seemed that replacing Muller was like ‘pulling teeth’ for the organization.

    So here is my theory. Perry Pearn, being JM’s long time buddy etc wanted to be the kingpin (or kingmaker) behind the bench, knowing that he had JM’s approval. Am I wrong or were the two Randys very ‘silent’ assistant coaches until tonight. It was Perry’s show.

    So PG probably talked to some players and to the two Randys and maybe even to JM. Say guys.. tell me what’s really happening here. I mean your defense stinks and your special teams are worse.

    Bottom line PG found out that Perry Pearn was doing the ‘power move’ and crowding out the two Randys and had too muuch influence on JM.

    So bye bye Perry! Maybe even causing a little ‘tear’ in the JM-PG relationship. Then PG tells JM (in a nice way) that he needs to involve and listen more to the two Randys.

    And PRESTO we have a real ‘coaching team’.

    This may sound convoluted. But I believe Ian Cobb… look for the two Randys to be more ‘hands on’.

    So hold off the firing. JM will be the figure-head coach for maybe his entire tenure. But the two Randys will be greater than lackeyes and will be called upon to contribute more and JM will have to heed their counsel… or else.

    So there’s my theory. Perry knew he had JM’s friendship, saw his chance when Muller left, and became ‘drunk’ with power and crowded out the Randys. But it didnt work and PG had to step in…even hinting to JM that he had no choice NOW.

    Only way I can explain the firing of Perry Pearn just outta the blue. And the apparent extra involvement by the Randys in tonight’s game. I think PG may have actually found a solution and this may indeed be the start of something BIG… including, as Ian put it, the subtle replacement of JM if not in actuality… definitely virtually so.

    This may NOW be the Randys’ team… and from where I sit… that is a good thing.

    GO HABS GO! The 2011-2012 season started TONIGHT… and dont worry … it aint too late.

    Oh one more thing….. Two Randys one less GOMEZ makes… Expect to see a lesser role for Gomez on the team if my Randy theory is correct.

    Guess I should go to bed before I regale you with my JFK theory.

  6. Propwash says:

    Funnyhow people can nit-pick a win.


  7. Shane1313 says:

    And Max- Youre a beast

  8. Shane1313 says:

    Man, it’s crazy how essentially the same game as some other nights, with different bounces and outcomes can have such different reactions. I guess good to have a win to settle people down

  9. jchabsfan44 says:

    Well done. Nice win tonight. Showed a lot of heart. Strange things happen when Habs v. Broons get together. The night Komaserik got pounded by Lucic Bruins didnt arrive home until 3 am and Habs were waiting for them only to lose 6-1. On the flip side I have seen the Habs blank Boston 6-0 and rout them 8-1 on nights no one expected anything. Boston sports Radio is still hung up on the dive team label but I think Habs can beat them with a nice effort like tonight. Final score Montreal 4 Boston 1. (same score Red Sox won game 4 of 2004 World series 7 Years ago to the day.) This game will not erase the pain of Game 7 six months ago
    but it will go a long way in making this season more interesting. Center Ice Free Preview Ends and Habs win- Gomez was around last time Perry Pearn fired midseason. Habs fans beware SNOW tomorrow night in Boston and Pregame Sam Adams fest. Should have the locals revved up. – Be Safe -Go Habs Go -Trivia to stop Bruins fans from bragging. The last two time Boston won the Cup who won the next year ? JC


  10. Lix says:

    I’ve got nothing against Pearn being axed. But why is Gill still run out there? He can’t keep up with anybody and he’s caught out of position more and more every game. 1000 games was enough.

  11. ffenliv says:

    As promised, I wore my jersey for the second time this year – had it on for the only two wins. The obvious solution to the team’s woes is to fire ALL the staff, and just pay me a 12-pack/game to wear the colours.

  12. Ian Cobb says:

    We had 40 minutes of great hockey, thanks to Cunnyworth and Ladoceur changing the lines and the playing attitude. The two of them will take over this team in short order.

  13. Propwash says:

    It’ll be interesting tomorrow. Looks like I’ll be at Hatters again as well, dollar beer night, I’m good with, even though they come in shot glasses….


  14. Timo says:

    Am I the only one who thinks that Gionta is sucking a-la Gomez?

  15. Habfan4lfe says:

    Enjoyed the game even though we were lucky. Doesn’t happen often but fun to see, especially again Philly. I seriously doubt this team is going to win much with Dumbo and his ex-Senators coaching staff but like someone said, least I wont go to bed with indigestion again.

  16. ProHabs says:

    What ever happened to the Quick Hits. Is everyone involved with the Habs taking shortcuts this year.

    That is of course with the exception of Jessica the Reporter.

  17. nova scotia vees says:

    So nice to go to bed without indigestion. Survived a shaky first and then stopped squeezing the stick. Price stopped a break-away..good to see. But one question…..what is wrong with Gionta. Two years ago he was just like Marty St. Louis…speedy and tenacious. Now..not so much. Is he hurt? And I still want J.M. and P.G. gone, gone, gone.

  18. DEANDALLEY says:

    It’s about bloody time Carey Price had the Hockey Gods & luck on his side tonight! 3 Pucks got past him & hit the post.

    Carey made the big saves when needed. That is all that is required of him.

    Max “The Wolverine” Pacioretty …. What a great kid eh!

    “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”

  19. Habso says:

    anybody know where they sell that white reebok hat that Weber is wearing in the video??

  20. slapshot777 says:

    Anyone notice that Randy Ladoceur looks similar to Rick Green.

    To you from failing hands we throw the torch, be yours to hold it high.

  21. Neutral says:

    what were the lines tonight?

  22. HardHabits says:

    PJ Stock just had a lot of body language after watching the Chara on Pacioretty hit. Very weird body language. Kind of like he was getting tingles all up and down his spine whereas you would expect shivers.

  23. el heffe says:

    It’s official. PJ Stock is the worst hockey commentator i have seen since the ever popular Don Cherry took the helm back in the primordial days of good ol’ boy hockey. Listenting to Stock fumble through the most basic of french phrases during his incoherent, assanine bruins-biased analysis is like opening the door to a Jehova’s witness in a Jar Jar mask selling novelty fart spray in a can …in other words irritating to every sense simultaneously.

    Charge it to the Underhill’s.

  24. Hobie Hansen says:

    A goalpost here or a goalpost there and the Canadiens are down 3-1 after the 1st.

    Just like one of the goofball commentators stated on TSN; “The game of hockey can be a funny game sometimes.”

    Did Gauthier just pull one out of his ass and shake the team up by delivering enough of a wake-up-call in the firebombing of an assistance coach?

    Looking at the standings heading into tomorrow night; Boston and Montreal are both tied with six points and and three points out of the playoffs.

    Can Montreal makeup three points in the standings with 73 games left in the season?


    The season has just begun!


    • RiverviewCanadien says:

      two missed opportunities by Eller and it could have finished 7-1…your point is?

      because a puck hit a post sometimes means the goalie did his job and forced the shot, or deflected it, wide.

      Price was as good as he had to be tonight. All that matters.

      • The funny thing is the Habs have been in the exact same situation in 6 of the 8 previous games, but you never see that excuse being made for them around here.

        • RiverviewCanadien says:

          K what?

          • Hobie Hansen says:

            try reading one of his articles….

          • RiverviewCanadien says:

            articles by who?

          • sane hockey fan says:


          • Hobie Hansen says:

            Andre Berkshire, don’t u follow him on Twitter? My God! His stories are earth shattering?

          • RiverviewCanadien says:

            Sorry, no twitter for me…why am I always a day late and a dollar short?

          • Hobie Hansen says:

            Consider yourself lucky with his crap.

          • RC, the Habs have outplayed the opposing team 6 games out of the previous 8 before tonight, and the argument Hobie was making about “goalpost here, goalpost there” and the game is different applies 100% to those games in the Habs favour as well. Unfortunately Hobie is so troubled by someone disagreeing with him that he has to prattle on inanely with insults and sarcasm instead of addressing arguments.


          • Habso says:

            HobieHanson, he’s a proud rider of the short bus.

          • Hobie Hansen says:

            Uh yeah, we outplayed the opponents 6-8 times and had one win before tonight. Good call!
            What’s your drink of choice?

          • Poor Hobie, your understanding of the game is so piss poor that all you can see is a boxscore. No wonder you think fighting changes games.


          • Hobie Hansen says:

            No I believe a twitter account and a few lines in HTML makes me a hockey writer like you do. LOL!

          • I honestly do feel sorry for you. You can lol all you’d like but you’re still dumber than a sack of hammers. Writing about hockey doesn’t make you an expert on anything, but unlike you I’m actually pretty respected. You see, when you actually write well, and support the points you make, people enjoy reading what your write. That would be why every article I write generates thousands of hits. It’s quite apparent that you’re jealous of this because I never mention it, but you always bring it up.

            Sorry no one gives a shit what you write, Hobie, and that you have to rely on insults and trolling to get responses out of people who in large part think you’re an idiot. Must be a sad sack existence to be so desperate for attention that you’d rather people think you’re stupid than irrelevant.


        • Trisomy 21 says:

          Just because the habs out shot the opponent doesn’t mean they outplayed them too. Their shots were weak-ass and to the chest shots, and they couldn’t maintain offensive pressure.

          1000 hits? Stop the presses! Anyone could get 1000 hits writing raw raw Canadiens. Christ look how well eklund does, and he just blindly throws shit around.

  25. deuce6 says:

    Someone stated earlier that this team has no character…Look no further than big #67…It’s about friggin’ time this team had a pulse, but 1 win isn’t good enough..Let’s see if we can win the next 2 against the Bruins..


    Yes, I’m a Hab fan..Wanna fight about it?

  26. Ton says:

    Moen playing quality hockey, best player for us this year.

    • Timo says:

      Yes, and he HAS to stay on the third line. This is where he provides the most quality. Just like Darche HAS to stay on the 4th. JM was probably sh!tting his pants all game today and perhaps was having a feeling that his job is not as secure as he thought. So may have made some moves that made sense out of sheer fear. Whatever works I say, but still can’t wait for his ass and his puppet master Gauthier to get canned.

    • el heffe says:

      He’s played with heart every minute of every game in a Habs uniform. Moen is a great fourth line player. prototypical actually.

      Charge it to the Underhill’s.

  27. ProHabs says:

    I mother rocking hope we go into Boston tomorrow and destroy those mother rockers. And then do it again on Saturday.

  28. RiverviewCanadien says:

    I posted about Moen yesterday. The guy can play in any situation he is put in. Sure he could use some more skill, but come on for 1.5 per…looking like a steal this year.

    Eller is playing fantastic hockey.

    Pacioretty…what do you say about this kid? I say Captain material. Unreal game by a player who “might” have been out for a while, according to the media.

    See how tight-lipped this organization is, Expect the Unexpected.

    Great game les gars…

  29. B37zc says:

    Amazing stuff from :

    1) headline:
    Habes ground Flyers to end six-game skid

    Habes??? WTF, Какого хуя, блядь???

    2) in the article:
    “…Montreal’s smaller, skilled forwards penetrated deep into the Flyers end again and again.”
    WTF? Small forwards? Moen, Kostitsyn, Pacioretty, Cole?

    3) SuperHit of the article:
    “It may be a coincidence, but Thursday was the first game in which Price returned to his regular equipment and mask”

    Sorry, but since when NHL office is in Europe? they already have Thursday.

    4) another remarcable hit:
    “Never one to be superstitious, Price decided enough was enough and switched back to his regular equipment for the Flyers game.”

    Actually Price is well known as a very superstitious goallie

  30. otter649 says:

    That Giroux is turning into a little bugger as he has a good role model in Briere…..

  31. Marc10 says:

    Gotta give props to Moen. He’s looked much closer to the Travis Moen that helped kill Sens in the Cup Final a couple of years back.

    Love the Flyers without Pronger! They are like a declawed, toothless tiger without the big 30 min cheapshot fest Prongs gives them night in night out.

    There’s something to be said for a big lug that gets away with murder on the blue line. Wish we had one of those…

  32. Anti JM says:

    Price was solid. We capitalized on our opps when we got them…

    This core of guys has talent…mixed with the rights drafts, right FA’s, right trades, we could be deadly in a few yrs..with the right coaching of course. No need to panic. in the meantime, it wouldnt hurt us all to see the habs finish last once or twice? A true superstar added into our mix would ignite this team…

  33. Nobody says:

    So I guess Martin listened to that reporter he insulted and played Cole on the power play. Funny how Stubbs & Co. would never ask a question that would possibly put them on the coaches bad list. Hmmm…

  34. habturner says:

    Tied with the Goons at 6 points who sit licking the chops; Hope Thursday night isn’t embarrassing…Go HABS Go!!!!!!!!!

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