Found February 02, 2012 on
This time, it was 3-1. And they lost 5-3.
Sure, there were some awful calls by the referee, and the winning goal was very questionable due to a trip on Erik Cole that led to the play, but the Habs blew this one. Plain and simple. Perhaps that is part of the reason that Randy Cunneyworth appeared close to coming onto the ice after the Cole non-call. He was furious. Shaking. And he had a stick. Luckily, Cunneyworth got the better of his emotions and stayed calm for the rest of the loss.
I must say, I feel for Cunneyworth. He’s been dealt a deck stacked completely against him. He can’t win. And it’s a shame. Is Pierre Gauthier’s strategy to make him the next scapegoat? Who knows. But one thing is for certain: this team has quickly turned the wrong way, and it doesn’t appear to be coming back.
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As the one year anniversary approaches commemorating the last time that Scott Gomez scored a goal in the NHL, an overwhelming sense of emotion overcomes by body to think of that joyous occasion. To think, that it was just one year ago that he scored, man how time flies.
Enough of the sarcasm.
I am not going to sit here and tell you that everything is going well with this squad...
P.K Subban welcomed rookie defenseman Adam Larsson to the NHL last night with this big open ice hit as the Swedish rookie crossed the blue line with his head down. The hit was good, clean hockey but the hit propelled Larsson into the boards resulting in a back injury. This is a great example of what Subban should and could be, a physical defenseman with a bomb of a shot and...
Things are getting ugly in Montreal. This has been a nightmare of the season for the Canadiens, and frankly, it seems that just when you think it can’t get any worse, it always does. The problems with the team are well documented, so I don’t want to waste your time giving my opinion on why this team is not performing. In fact, rather than harp on negatives, I prefer to look at...
Scott Gomez: History Will be Made -- or will it? The Montreal Canadian center/forward last scored a goal on Feb. 5, 2011 against the NY Rangers. That's roughly $7.3 million dollars per goal....
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MONTREAL (February 3, 2012) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Aaron Palushaj has been rec...
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced today that forward Louis Leblanc has been recalled from the AHL Ha...
Devils rebound after allowing first two goals of the game
Nicklas Backstrom still hasn't played since suffering a concussion from a cheap-shot elbow to the head from Rene Bourque on Jan. 3. Then a Calgary Flames forward and now with the Montreal Canadiens, Bourque served his five-game NHL suspension but is back in the lineup. He was back in time ...
Match-up- Canadiens (19-22-9 - 47 points) @ Devils (27-19-3 - 57 points)
TV - RDS (HD), TSN-Habs (HD), MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: Montreal 4-4-2 / New Jersey 6-3-1
Projected starting goalies - Carey Price (MTL) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Montreal - 2.60 / 2.60
New Jersey - 2.53 / 2.80
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...
P.K. Subban on Adam Larsson. No penalty and no update on Larsson.
Rookie defenseman Adam Larsson left the Devils' 5-3 win after a devastating hit from Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban during the third period.
The Devils’ prize rookie draftee might miss tomorrow’s visit to Philadelphia because of the crumpling hit P.K. Subban laid on him last night. The Canadiens think Adam Larsson should sit out anyway by suspension.
The sight of Larsson stretched out on the ice was an example of vigilante...
Fell into boards after open-ice hit from Montreal's P.K. Subban
Martin Brodeur vs. Carey Price