Habs_101 - (Simon Culliton)Member since February 6, 2012
Habs fan since: 1991
Favorite current player: Malkin
All-time favorite player: Lemieux
GO HABS GO!
- Comment on About last night … (2014-03-07 10:12:16)
However if MT will not split up Gionta and Pleks then you might as well make them the shutdown line since they are very effective; Patch - DD - Galchenyuk Vanek - Eller - Gallagher (really curious to see what Gally B could do for TV) Moen/Briere - Plek - Gionta GO HABS GO!
- Comment on About last night … (2014-03-07 10:06:37)
Im wondering if AGALLY can be successful on RW for the remainder of the season, just curious because I think we should load up two offensive lines, one shut down line and one energy line now, and start to develop chemistry for the playoff drive... Patch - DD - Gallagher (OFFENSE) Vanek - Plek - Galchenyuk (OFFENSE) Moen - Eller - Gionta (SHUTDOWN LINE) Prust - Bournival - White/Weise (ENERGY) Bourque, Briere, Parros (SORRY GENTLEMEN) any of these guys will slot in for injuries or struggles. GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Vanek set to make Habs debut in Phoenix; Gorges returns to Montreal (2014-03-06 13:18:35)
Vanek - Galchenyuk - Gallagher (ALL OFFENSE) Patch - DD - Borque (Exploit) Briere/Moen - Plekanec - Gionta Prust - Eller - Weise/White GO HABS GO!
- Comment on About last night … (2014-03-06 09:44:40)
Thanks for your very astute opinion. I dont think I even suggested that was a possibility!? Either way... I guess you've figured it out, thank you for your insight! GO HABS GO!
- Comment on About last night … (2014-03-06 09:17:10)
I know everyone is saying Vanek wants to test free agency etc... but just b/c we can I put together a roster for next season, with all of next years numbers, signing Vanek, Markov AND Subban is all very possible! 2014-2015 Habs_wVanek FORWARDS Thomas Vanek ($7.000m) / Tomas Plekanec ($5.000m) / Daniel Briere ($4.000m) Max Pacioretty ($4.500m) / David Desharnais ($3.500m) / Brendan Gallagher ($0.685m) Alex Galchenyuk ($0.925m) / Lars Eller ($2.000m) / Sven Andrighetto ($0.633m) Brandon Prust ($2.500m) / Michael Bournival ($0.660m) / Rene Bourque ($3.333m) Travis Moen ($1.850m) / Ryan White ($0.735m) / DEFENSEMEN Jarred Tinordi ($0.870m) / P.K. Subban ($8.000m) Andrei Markov ($5.500m) / Alexei Emelin ($4.100m) Nathan Beaulieu ($0.925m) / Josh Gorges ($3.900m) Greg Pateryn ($0.875m) / GOALTENDERS Carey Price ($6.500m) Peter Budaj ($1.400m) BUYOUTS Tomas Kaberle ($0.000m) Scott Gomez ($0.000m) ------ SALARY CAP: $71,100,000; CAP PAYROLL: $69,391,667; BONUSES: $3,374,167 CAP SPACE (23-man roster): $1,708,333 This would leave 1.7 mil below the cap, and we would have two expiring contracts at the end of next season (Borque, Briere) which would not be resigned leaving 9.4 million next offseason PLUS the amount the cap rises to give raises to our youngsters! MB (AND HIS STAFF) despite all the criticism have done a great job setting this franchise up to win in the future. Also... if the rumors are true, and Vanek is going to Minny in the offseason, there is no reason to think that the habs wont try their best to flip Vanek's rights for Moulson's rights prior to July 1 to try to get Moulson under contract (A very realistic plan B) ! Looking forward to the stretch drive! GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Audio: Habs make late deal to get Vanek from Islanders; Tokarski to start against Ducks (2014-03-05 17:09:02)
I see you're point, the only who really seems to struggle on his off-side it Emelin... but he has been getting steadily better. To be honest, I think gorges and emelin have the best game suited for playing on their offsides (neither make a lot of plays WITH the puck) Either way..... GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Audio: Habs make late deal to get Vanek from Islanders; Tokarski to start against Ducks (2014-03-05 17:01:36)
Can finally re-unite EGG line... or just put Vanek with Eller and Galch, either way... love the lineup going into stretch; Patch - DD - Vanek Galch - Eller - Gally Briere/Moen- Plekanec -Gionta Prust - White - Weise/Bourque Markov - Subban Tinordi - Emelin Gorges - Weaver Murray - Beaulieu Price Budaj Best looking group we have had in a while!! Still some work to do, but loving the improvements so far! GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Habs acquire defenceman Weaver from Panthers; Price back on ice (2014-03-04 15:51:25)
Anaheim is desperate to shed salary to acquire Vanek/Moulson for better scoring depth. Needed to ship him out ASAP without acquiring salary. More a case of George McPhee being sharp and stepping in quickly than Anaheim trading him for nothing. ANH also replaced that pick already by trading Fasth. GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Habs acquire defenceman Weaver from Panthers; Price back on ice (2014-03-04 15:48:18)
Does this make on of Emelin orGorges expendable ??? For the right pieces of course... Markov - Subban Tinordi - Weaver Beaulieu - Gorges/Emelin Murray - Pateryn (Boullion for 5th or 6th to someone for playoff depth) GO HABS GO!
- Comment on Habs acquire defenceman Weaver from Panthers; Price back on ice (2014-03-04 14:23:53)
So if Weaver is worth a 5th, Robidas worth a 4th ... It all seems to make sense! GO HABS GO!