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By Robert Pereira-Tomé, AllHabs.net MONTREAL, QC. – Los Canadiens jugaron al mejor hockey en su viaje (de tres juegos) solamente en el último partido. Vencieron al Tampa Bay Lightning y terminaron con un marcador a favor de 4-2 la noche … Continue reading
116 shots in threegames. No, not for the Canadiens, but for their opposition. The Habs only had 77 shots on this road trip, but in taking advantage of their opportunities, they managed to survive what is normally an extremely difficult road swing down south. With their fourth win in a row, the Canadiens are slowly creeping theie way up the Eastern Conference standings.
With two wins consecutively in the dreaded Sunbelt, the last stop for the Canadiens in Tampa is ultra important to win. With the coming week are games against conference rivals the Boston Bruins, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals. All three of these teams are jockeying for position in the Eastern Conference standings. The Bruins sit three points back of the top of the standings, currently held by the Philadelphia Flyers, while Pittsburgh trails their division rivals by six. Washington is a single point behind Tampa for third place in the conference, while the Habs are six back of the Bruins and the Northeast lead. Continue reading
I have to admit that I wasn’t looking forward to this road trip by the Canadiens. It always seems that they have trouble with the heat down south, dropping a number of duds along the way. The Atlanta Thrashers are one of those teams you just can’t read. They can come at you with youthful exuberance and beat you in ever facet of the game, or, like tonight, they can seem like an AHL team. Continue reading
Besides the hockey game, there were several subplots to follow on Wednesday night.
It was the Habs home opener. Would the Canadiens game day crew continue to show the NHL how pre-game ceremonies are done? Continue reading
The puck finally dropped this past Wednesday to kick-off (or is it skate off?) the 2010-11 regular season schedule, and already, we’ve been treated to some exceptional hockey. Continue reading
Dan Ellis, remember him? He’s the goaltender who’s rights were obtained from the Nashville Predators in the Sergei Kostitsyn trade. He’s the goaltender we quickly adored for an entire two days before he decided Montreal was not the proper place for him, and then ventured off to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Dan Ellis, who happens to be one of the NHL’s most active “twitterers” has decided, either himself or due to pressure, to leave his Twitter account. He made the announcement late Wednesday night, his account was still active a little after midnight. Continue reading
Friday, 07.30.2010 / 2:50 PM / News Tampa Bay Lightning The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent center Dominic Moore to a two-year contract today, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced. “Dominic’s skating ability, strength on face-offs … Continue reading