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  • Thrasher Alert

    So the Thrashers visit the Habs tonight in Montreal where Serge Savard’s #18 will get raised to the famous Montreal rafters.

    The bad news about the Thrashers, they score a lot of goals. 75. Second only to Buffalo.

    The good news, they allow a lot of goals. 5th worst in the League.

    The key to the Thrashers has always been to contain their offense, take advantage of their weak defense. Easier said than done.

    Cristobal Huet is getting the call as he has been the better of the two goalies in recent games.

    Janne Niinimaa will watch from the press box again. Under what circumstances will he make a return to the starting roster? Dandenault is back, Bouillon is close. Janne may get an extended pass to the nosebleeds.

  • Panthers maul Habs

    Short summary from the 5-1 loss to the Panthers.

    • Eddie the Eagle can still soar from time to time.
    • Belfour > Abeischer
    • Abeischer’s weak goal gave them the game.
    • Michael Ryder needs to play with Higgins. No goals in 9 games.
    • Sergei Samsonov is not earning his check.
    • Alex Kovalev looks injured.
    • Alexander Perezhogin, come out come out wherever you are!

    2 for 2 on the 4 game road trip. Both big wins, both big losses. The Habs can’t put it together for more than 2 games straight. You never know which team will show up on any given night.