Rob - (Rob Hing)

Member since November 13, 2007

Habs fan since: 1977
Favorite current player: I'm too old for favorites now
All-time favorite player: Patrick Roy

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Recent Comments

  • Comment on Hard to believe some Habs fans still feel Carey Price is over-rated (2014-12-26 15:33:09)
    There are no knowledgeable hockey people on this planet who believe Carey Price is overrated anymore. At this point, saying so is akin to saying "I don't really know much". That being said, there will always be people who just enjoy being contrary and holding an opinion for the sake of having something to argue about. Should also be noted that it is not fair to compare people questioning Price with people questioning Therrien. Many of the people who question Therrien use good reasoning and ask fair questions in making their arguments against the current head coach. Using the argument that "he's winning. That's all that matters" could be compared to the people who state that "Price hasn't won a cup therefore he's no good". The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on Habs’ Pacioretty growing into leadership role both on and off the ice (2014-12-21 22:13:57)
    No doubt in my mind that Patches is the best candidate for the C. Thought he was a good candidate before the season, but nobody has embraced the leadership role in the way Max has. Funny to think of all the members of the montreal media who were writing him off as not having what it takes when this issue was brought up in the offseason. Interested to hear if they still feel the same way. More interested to see if they're willing to own up to not always being right. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on Habs’ Pacioretty growing into leadership role both on and off the ice (2014-12-21 22:10:37)
    Other than bugs, none of those guys are missed by this member. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on Habs coach Therrien happy with his four centres (2014-09-20 02:45:41)
    82. doesn't everyone? The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on Martin Brodeur would take backup job with Habs if offered (2014-09-05 19:22:35)
    Not sure about the rest of you, but given the answers he's been giving to the media lately, i'm 100% down with making Max Pacioretty the next captain of the Habs. I honestly didn't consider him before because I figured he wouldn't want it due to his seemingly .... contentious? ... relationship with the media from time to time. But it seems he is more than willing to take on the responsibility, and more importantly, understands the honour that goes along with the position. So here's my vote for sticking the C on Max's jersey. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on New TV package aimed at Habs fans across country (2014-09-04 08:55:30)
    while I admit my rant is irrational, that sentence also explains why whoever posted that doesn't get it at all. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on New TV package aimed at Habs fans across country (2014-09-04 01:13:51)
    I'm generally a fairly even tempered individual. I try not to overreact to things and try to always look at all sides of an issue. Even when news of the Rogers deal broke and how it was going to affect our TV access to the Habs...while I was pissed, I was taking it in stride. But in the last couple of days I've become irate! i've been trying to pin point the reason for my change in demeanour, and it boils down to this: I'm absolutely sick and tired of how things are being portrayed in terms of how WONDERFUL all these new developments are and how GREAT all this news is for Habs fans. Are we thought to complete imbecile's???? Because as far as I can tell, no matter how you slice it, Habs fans are getting screwed over and no matter WHAT they are offering, Habs fans, especially those outside the "Habs region"....(ok that's another point of contention. What the #$%^ is a Habs region. The official Habs site itself constantly goes out of it's way to show just how global the Habs are. the "Habs region" is every inhabited continent on the globe!!!! anyway...i digress). Where was I?? Right, Habs fans are either getting less coverage or less convenient access to coverage, and having to pay more for it. So ENOUGH already!!! Stop trying to make all these bogus announcements sound like things Habs fans should be thankful for! We will not be thankful for having something stolen from us and then sold back to us at an exorbitant price. We are better than that, and the club that binds us together and who profits from our loyalty should know that. Rant....over The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on ‘So far, so good,’ Habs’ Price says about offseason training (2014-08-21 10:35:40)
    fair enough. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on ‘So far, so good,’ Habs’ Price says about offseason training (2014-08-21 10:25:02)
    Absolutely. Didn't bring us all the way back and made some rash decision that in hindsight (and even at the time) were obvious mistakes. But before he came on board, this franchise was spiralling towards a dangerous place where we could easily have found ourselves locked in mediocrity for a long, LONG time. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!
  • Comment on ‘So far, so good,’ Habs’ Price says about offseason training (2014-08-21 10:21:48)
    Timo if you're looking to unload your appleTV i know someone who will take it off you hands...moi! shoot me an email if you want to get rid of it. As for jailbreaking, I use an Ouya. Cheaper and works just as good. And I'm not sure if you're under the impression that jailbreaking your apple TV will be a work around for watching Habs games, but it's not really a reliable option. At best you get some dodgy streams with queationable quality. Jailbreaking it doesn't give you Game Centre for free or anything like that. The Montreal Canadiens: sporting the best AND worst fans since 1909!