Therapy day for Cammalleri, Plekanec

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UPDATE, 11:32 am: Therapy day at practice for Cammalleri, Plekanec. Cammalleri is still rounding back into form after having missed 7 1/2 weeks with a knee injury, while Plekanec is hampered by a hip injury that he’ll play with the rest of the season, taking strategic rest and treatment. Link to French story on this by La Presse’s Marc Antoine Godin.

UPDATE 10:30 am: Carey Price is on the ice, getting some extra work in goal, with Mathieu Darche and Ben Maxwell providing the shots under the eye of goaltending coach Pierre Groulx. All left the ice around 10:50 am; not sure when they were on.

The Canadiens held an intense 30 minute workout in Brossard this morning, followed by some casual slapping the puck around, faceoff drills and one-time shooting practice. Not a surprise that the team dialled it down a little today, heading into their fourth game in a six-night stretch tomorrow at home vs. the New Jersey Devils.

The practice was updated here live via Twitter.

397 Comments

  1. Nina76 says:

    Boy do I agree with you big time 60 min…………60 min………….PLEASE Hope Price plays to-morrow he is a good guy no matter which one we lose we will miss the one that goes.can’t afford to keep them both but who ever it is we will be bitten for sure

  2. Bugs says:

    Disagree.

    Think Halak’s got the same goods.

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  3. wotever says:

    Thanks for the stirring the pot.  That’s just what this site needs.

  4. subdoxastic says:

    A little late in replying, but in the interest of clarity– the false equivalency stems from equating Halak with Miller, not with equating the Sabres and the Panthers.

  5. Bugs says:

    Switch Vokoun for Miller game 1 of the season and then tell me where the Sabres and Panthers are in relation to each other.

    Pretty equal again.

    No?

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  6. Bugs says:

    He “had to win the Philly game” after not playing for three and a half weeks? Really?

    I dunno, Maki…

    And also, he didn’t “drop” the leaf game; WE’RE the ones who came back. As for Boston, he lost ONE game. Please. Our record against them shows Halak has done just fine.

    Shuttin the door. Consolidating victory, not letting it go when almost attained.

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  7. makka83 says:

    Some goals are the goalie’s fault and some goals aren’t his fault. Some are the Dmen or the forwards and some goals are just good/amazing plays by the oposition. Luck is also involved.

    Winning in a team sport is not dependent of one person.

  8. Xtrahabsfan says:

    The big gap that separates Price from the GREATS is HOLD ON POWER or WINS, AND WE ALL CAN BLAME EVERYONE FOR EVERYTHING but if your a goalie and ya let pucks slip by you at the END of a game then you blew it….he’s got to learn to stop the fu**ing PUCK!

  9. makka83 says:

    When is it time to shut it down? I thought it was the whole game isn’t it? There is also a bit of luck involved.

    Saying Halak shuts the door down when he has to isn’t entirely true. He had to win the Philly game and he embarassingly lost. Similarly with the Boston and Rangers games… just sayin’

  10. B says:

    And Subban is at a pace that would put him 2nd in scoring for D! :)

  11. matraque says:

    Correction… I did not meant to say signed gomez, but thx for pointing it out.  I did said grabbed gomez after.

    Red Fisher… sorry, but LOL.  I will not comment on what i’ve heard of the man.

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    Komisarek: 0 – 4 – 4 (-9)
    http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8469460

  12. Danno says:

    That’s why when I type out Toronot it’s isn’t a typo.

     

    “Hey Richard, two minutes for looking so good!”

  13. mike g says:

    When a team suspends a player because he has guns in his locker, it will get reported no matter what.

    When a reporter gets “inside” information about Habs players allegedly being involved in the mob, it only gets reported for the sake of selling newspapers.

    That’s why nobody respects most media personalities in Montreal anymore. Red Fisher would never do that. It’s the “new generation” of reporters, who seem to think that they constantly have to be the 1st to break these “stories”…..Personally, I have lost alot of respect for La Presse and RDS since they broke that story last year. It was a bunch of bull, I remember L’Antichambre was saying once the news broke, the Habs organization would never be the same….They lived just fine. Cuz shit happens, you just don’t have to spill the beans about every little thing…

    And Gomez didn’t sign here, it was a trade. We did overpay for Gionta, you can’t argue that. Even if we only overpaid by 1 million$ per year (cuz IMO he’s a 4 million $ guy), it’s still overpaying. Cammy got a good deal with us, and Gomez did help.

    But still, you and I both know the Habs have been turned down by free agents constantly over the past 10 years…

    “These head movies make my eyes rain” -Simple Jack

  14. SeriousFan09 says:

    If we clinch early, expect White, Trotter, Desharnais and Subban all to get a little time up here for some experimentation. Martin would very much like to rest his defencemen and any forwards still recovering (Cammy, Pleks), Hamrlik and Spacek who are still feeling the strain of the 1st half of the year.

     

     

    – I shall always remember Captain Koivu.
    http://habsandhockey.blogspot.com/

  15. KGB_AKA4787 says:

    At some point in his career he will definatly get that Norris trophy, and no doubt that he will be something really special to watch that Subban kid with Markov on the PP, the nicest thing this kid has is that he’s not afraid to bring up that puck past the opposition’s blue line with full trottle, love to see him play one more game this year, maby if we clinch a playoff spot we can scrath someone on D

  16. SeriousFan09 says:

    Can I get some time on your crystal ball? Price won’t get fair value this summer for any trade we can make with him, he’ll leave Montreal and embarass us for the next decade or more when he takes over somewhere else if that happens. Price can be a main factor in Montreal winning a Stanley Cup, no one we can trade him for him can do as much unless we truly rob a team blind in such a trade, which won’t happen.

     

    – I shall always remember Captain Koivu.
    http://habsandhockey.blogspot.com/

  17. matraque says:

    That is just the nature of the media…

    You would prefer the media to not report that Basketball players bring guns in the locker room?  Or that football players get involved in a shootout?

    This stuff is all good for everyone except the Habs?

    About your last comment regarding UFA.  It’s strange that we managed to sign top players this time around… Gomez, Gionta, Cammalleri… Why?  More money?  BS.  Everything started because we grabbed Gomez.  Gomez dragged Gionta and Cammalleri here.

    Something our last roster was not able to do.

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    Komisarek: 0 – 4 – 4 (-9)
    http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8469460

  18. KGB_AKA4787 says:

    I think I remember seeing MAB being 4th in the NHL with powerplays goals by a defencman since the lockout season, Paneuf being No 1, Souray like 3rd or something 

  19. G-Man says:

    Pleks has been playing hurt for about 7 games or so now. He’ll get the 5 mil/season.

  20. G-Man says:

    Price should apologize to his teammates for the “floater specials” he’s let in all season long.  The 15 decent games he’s played don’t make up for all the softies that deflate the team.

    Then, come draft day 2010, we should trade him for a decent return. This is Halak’s team. Deal with it.

  21. The Teacher says:

    LOL, makes sense!

  22. The Teacher says:

    LMAO that was hilarious!

  23. mike g says:

    Just like the story that was supposed to shock all of us and disgrace the Montreal Canadiens last year. The one about our players being involved in the mob, sniffing you know what, and partying like animals every single night…

    Whether it was true or not, whoever got a hold of this story was wrong to report it. That stuff goes on in every NHL city and with all pro athletes….

    Yet only in MTL we find the need to report it…Then we wonder why alot of UFA’s put an X on MTL…

    “These head movies make my eyes rain” -Simple Jack

  24. subdoxastic says:

    “Everyone carry on with your business, no lollygagging, nor rubbernecking! There is absolutely no false equivalency to see here!”

     

  25. SeriousFan09 says:

    Unless he’s playing the Sabres unfortunately.

     

    – I shall always remember Captain Koivu.
    http://habsandhockey.blogspot.com/

  26. avatar_58 says:

    Yeah but they can also play defence and have a good coach….something our team lacks. Good goalie or no.

  27. Bob Barker says:

      @dago GTFO after trading D’Agostini was my favorite part lol 

  28. Bugs says:

    A definite “Maple knot case”.

    He needs help.

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  29. andrewberkshire says:

    That one wasn’t near as funny as the Bob Gainey facebook page. Substituted swearing for actual humour.

  30. JD_ says:

    I think “molest pancake” says it all.

    Guy’s obviously a freak.

  31. JD_ says:

    I looked into it. Apparently, the Loafs will never win another Stanley Cup.

    Go figure.

    Now that we know, seems kinda pointless to keep the franchise up and running.

  32. Bugs says:

    You also get “Skatem’ no place”.

    Just sayin.

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  33. JD_ says:

    Nah. They’re cool.

  34. Bugs says:

    You notice how he wasn’t too keen to acknowledge Sergei after his goal or was it just me readin too much into things again?

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  35. JD_ says:

    It’s no coincidence that if you take the letters in “Tomas Plekanec” and mix ’em around you end up with “a lame t-neck POS”.

    I just wanna p…where’s Berkshire when you need him?

  36. Bugs says:

    It’s not the “talent-level” of the Sabres that scares people; it’s their goalie. A guy who can shut it down when it comes time to shut it down.

    You know, like Halak can do.

    Ridiculously overhyped, call me

    L.Bugs Potter, esq. Assistant-Director of St-Habbie’s Hospital for the Blind, Head Physician of Neuroflannelogy Unit, and Occupational Therapist in Habsbros Emergency Ward: http://habsbros.blogspot.com/

  37. Bryan says:

    Uhhh… granted, he’s having an off season offensively, but he’s been a complete rock on the back end.  I’d rather have him on my backend than MAB.  Even if his point totals aren’t that impressive, he still has very good offensive instincts and can make some good outlet passes to clear the zone.  That combined with the fact that he won’t burn you defensively makes him very valuable in my opinion.

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  38. SeriousFan09 says:

    But they have the ratings to justify airing this stuff so obviously enough people do care to tune in and find out these inane details.

     

    – I shall always remember Captain Koivu.
    http://habsandhockey.blogspot.com/

  39. matraque says:

    I love l’antichambre… Very entertaining show.  Sort of like a better version of coaches corner (at all level).

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    Komisarek: 0 – 4 – 4 (-9)
    http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8469460

  40. matraque says:

    I’m trying to remember when RDS talked about what they eat and what they do on a day off…

    What i know is that if the focus of the players is something else then Hockey, something is wrong and media (english or french) will report about it.

     

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    Komisarek: 0 – 4 – 4 (-9)
    http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8469460


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