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  • Road trip continues this weekend with back to back games in Atlanta and Dallas. Back to back games and back to back road games have not treated the Canadiens well in recent years.

    4 points this weekend would be a generous Christmas gift, 2-3 would be respectable.

    Huet is 3-0-0 with a 1.33 GAA in his last three starts against the Thrashers. Those numbers suggest the Habs might have an easier time getting their 4th consecutive road win tonight in Atlanta.

  1. #1 habsfanforever :) says:
    December 22, 2007 at 7:07 pm

    Well that just may mean that that ATL is due for a win .. I hope not !!!!

  2. #2 habs2010 says:
    December 22, 2007 at 9:38 pm

    Habs have NEVER come back in a game, when losing at the end of the 2nd period. bad stat! not a confidence builder.

  3. Not to rain on Heut’s parade,but we’re not going to win this game heading into the third with him in net,anytakers on this???????$$$????lol

  4. Huet struggles in the shoot out

  5. Knew that game was over when it went to a shoot out. Huet can’t stop a bag of grass in a shoot out or in any other period either.

    Ok Carbo enough silliness. You gave the Whinning Huet his chance,two games, He was not very impressive so go back to our future Hall of Famer Price.

  6. #7 habsfanforever :) says:
    December 22, 2007 at 10:55 pm

    Should have went to Price for the shoot out…Price should get he stat Sun.

  7. i was listening on the radio and the commentator said he did good but maybe the commentator was wrong.

  8. Huet looked pretty bad during the shootout but he played a pretty decent couple of games. I’d like to see Price get the start in Dallas tomorrow night though.

  9. #10 Habs4Ever says:
    December 22, 2007 at 11:52 pm

    just how many shoot ours has Koivu participated in ??? and just hopw many goals
    has he scored ?? anyone got the stats ?????

    Sorry Saku—but you need to turn the “C” over to someone else, your time
    has passed, you have been good to the Habs and Habs have been good to you,
    now it’s time to move on. If the Habs settle for this from their captain then we know they are ready to accept a mediocre team.

  10. #11 orilliaborn says:
    December 23, 2007 at 1:45 am

    I have to agree with DTD. The silliness is over. Carbonneau, go for the gusto. We’re going nowhere fast with Huet as the number one. Turn the reigns over to Price, let him get some bugs ironed out, and pull out all the stops to not only make the playoffs, but to also have a respectable and proud season. Come on Carbo, you don’t belong to the Conservative Party.

  11. #12 groundworking says:
    December 23, 2007 at 2:15 am

    The Habs deserved to win that one. I don’t normally crap on Huet because he’s clearly a high caliber goalie, but he didn’t play well at all tonight. It was one of those games where he looked very, very shaky even when he saved the puck. He was bailed out by his defense no less than five times for coughing up very bad rebounds on easy shots, he let in one incredibly weak goal, and he was beaten by two feet or more on both of the shootout shots against him. Not his best game. The defense save him from embarrassment by playing a good game, with the exception of Markov, who was still good but not nearly as good as he usually is.

    I’m a big fan of both Price and Huet, and I think the Habs need two goalies for situations like this: Huet sucks one night, Price in the next, and vice versa. The Habs don’t want to get into a situation where they have to play a slumping goalie.

    The Kostitsyn brothers are looking good. It still seems to be that Saku isn’t happy, though he did celebrate on of the goals tonight in a more enthusiastic fashion than the last time he set one up. I wonder if the RDS guys were right about Saku weighting Ryder on his shoulders? I can’t see Ryder getting back into the lineup for awhile.

  12. #13 jessef says:
    December 23, 2007 at 3:20 am

    So its Koivu fault the habs are losing whats your problem!?
    koivu has stuck around with this team from the good bad and the ugly i think he keeps the C.

  13. #14 jessef says:
    December 23, 2007 at 3:21 am

    Why are we getting ne where fast with Huet he does have a way better save percentage then Price why don’t you stick with the goalie that is doing better?

  14. #15 habs2010 says:
    December 23, 2007 at 10:49 am

    I knew that when the habs didn’t win in OT, we would lose. HUET CAN’T STOP ANY SHOTS IN A SHOOTOUT. WHEN IT COMES TO SHOOTOUTS: HUET IS THE WORST GOALIE IN THE NHL! He can’t stop anything. He just stands there and does nothing! Price should have gone in for the shootout! We lost because of Carbo’s mistake.
    And Carbo knows that Huet can’t stop a SINGLE SHOT IN A SHOOTOUT!
    This has got to be the only shootout this season in the NHL, that didn’t even go to a 3rd shooter! embarrassing!

  15. #16 habs2010 says:
    December 23, 2007 at 10:52 am

    And the 1st goal that Huet let in, was a SOFT goal! He is a CHOKER IN SHOOTOUTS! CHOKER CHOKER CHOKER!

  16. #17 habs2010 says:
    December 23, 2007 at 11:12 am

    Huet said after last night’s game:” I’m not good in shootouts, and I don’t have much confidence in shootouts”! So why is Carbo (the moron) playing this bum? Time to trade Huet, if he admits to not having confidence in shootouts.
    The fact that he acknowlewdges that he can’t stop a shot in a shootout, is the reason he has to go! At the very least, PUT IN PRICE FOR SHOOTOUTS!

  17. u guys r all negative.Huet is the #1 GOALIE.Don,t forget,he took the #1 spot from theodore.Price is still learning,and some goals he lets in are also soft goals,so hush you crybabies.

  18. #20 kelly boisson says:
    December 24, 2007 at 1:30 pm

    Koivu 2 goals in 18 games and they are sitting out Ryder.way to many EUROs on this team,lets trade them for some Canadian boys with heart.wonder what larry robinson is doing.

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