Monthly Archives: April 2009

MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS


Some 24 hours after the dust settled on the Montreal Canadiens’ centennial season, head coach and General Manager Bob Gainey addressed a packed media contingent at the team’s practice facility at suburban Brossard. Those Habs fans who were hoping Gainey … Continue reading

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HABS ON THE BRINK


I suppose, in hindsight, the Boston Bruins are delivering exactly what we all should have expected. A beating. After all, how could any of us have expected this Montreal Canadiens team, who managed to squeeze into the playoffs with a … Continue reading

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GAME TWO MELTDOWN FOR HABS


We knew the Boston Bruins were going to be better in game two. They were. We knew the Montreal Canadiens needed to be better in game two. They weren’t. The end result: a 5-1 victory by the Bruins over the … Continue reading

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MORAL VICTORY FOR HABS


If nothing else, the 8th-place Montreal Canadiens proved they could keep up with the 1st-place Boston Bruins. Indeed, over the first 40-minutes of last night’s game at the Boston Garden, the Habs were arguabley the better team.  However, hockey is … Continue reading

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HABS HOPE PRICE IS RIGHT


It’s time for the NHL playoffs, when it all starts, and ends, with your goaltender. For the Montreal Canadiens, that means a first-round match up against the Boston Bruins, beginning Thursday night at TD Banknorth Garden.  And unless coach Bob … Continue reading

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MAX GETS HIS DUE BUT T.K. GETS MY VOTE


When the Montreal Canadiens were busy losing under Bob Gainey,  in the days immediately following the firing of head coach Guy Carbonneau, few players in the Habs’ locker room took it harder than Maxim Lapierre.  Lapierre was one of only … Continue reading

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BRING ON THE BRUINS


So it has come down to this:  game 81 of the regular season for the Montreal Canadiens. Surprised? Hardly.  Not with the way this season has gone. It has come down to game 81 of the regular season for the … Continue reading

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