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  • The Canadiens play the Bruins tonight where they look for their 8th consecutive victory against them.

    Much like New Jersey “has our number”, the Canadiens just seem to have the Bruins. Since blowing a 3-1 playoff series lead against the Canadiens the Bruins have never been able to out play the Canadiens.

    That being said, the Bruins are just 4 points behind Montreal and not to be taken lightly. A Habs win tonight will tie the Senators (and possibly Flyers) for most road wins in the Eastern Conference.

35 Comments
  1. The Eastern Conference is very congested right now, we definitely could use these two points. We also need Buffalo to stomp Ottawa and Tampa Bay to shut down that Pittsburgh winning streak :)

  2. #2 habsfanforever :) says:
    January 10, 2008 at 6:58 pm

    Everyone must remember that the Bruins are due for a win against us and this may be the time …Just when we need the wins and points …if they do lets hope this does not start a slide like last year…GO HABS GO :)
    All in all though i think we have a great chance tonight…

  3. #3 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 7:27 pm

    Boo Ovechkin just signed a multi-year contract with the Caps …

    GO HABS GO!!! Tonight against Boston ….

  4. I really hope Ryder pisses off Chara,lol

  5. #5 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 9:09 pm

    Ryder has an assist all ready tonight … figures you would still talk him down, the guy is not having a great season but has been playing alot better as of late, just another so caled fan that makes nothing but negative comments.

  6. #6 habsfanforever :) says:
    January 10, 2008 at 9:18 pm

    Just look at his stats he plays better in the second half. No he won’t get to 30 goals but if he plays like he has lately then it will only benefit us on the playoff run. A player like him can make the difference for us this year …HERES TO A GREAT SECOND HALF FROM RYDER AND THE REST.. GO HABS GO

  7. #7 habs mojo says:
    January 10, 2008 at 9:21 pm

    Ovechkin signs for 13 year 124 million.. Wow!!

    So much for coming to Mtl

  8. Don,did you even see his assist?Dude, Higgens DID THE WORK there man! Your listening to the game on radio?Aren’t you! And I’ll have you know I bleed the Hab colours and been doing it for almost 50 years and that’s why I don’t put up with mediocrity.Now you on the other hand just don’t care ,as long as it has a C.H. ON IT.Do yourself a favor and watch the movie “Rocket” untill you get it ,ok,and then start posting again.lol

  9. #9 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 9:44 pm

    No I watch it on HDTV thanks … and I saw the movie has nothing to do with the present, what is past is gone forever and cannot be changed.. And at your age I would think you would be mature enough to not cry and whine like a baby al the time about everything.

  10. Well Don if you turn the Bride down you ‘ll be able to take off your rose coloured glasses and why with H.D.T.V you can’t see the obvious should concern you.Nice goal by Huey Don,lol.

  11. #12 habsfanforever :) says:
    January 10, 2008 at 10:07 pm

    Mike Komisarek IS HITTING EVERYONE…. LOOKS LIKE A MAN ON A MISION

  12. #13 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 10:09 pm

    Rose colored ? Right the Habs have the 3rd best offence in the league right now, 2 of the best of defence, the player with the most points on the power play, the best power play , 2 good ( even very good ) goalies and youngs talent that is starting to really play well …. and they are one of the best teams on the road… wait would we be happy with that ?? Get a clue will ya they are doing alot better then most anyone would have given them at the start of the season.

  13. #14 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 10:14 pm

    PS: Here in Canada we spell bright and light and night … we are not in the USA here George Dubba !

  14. And where is Ryder in all of that?And you think improvements shouldnt be made in the second half,when all the other clubs will be fine tuning,eh…WAKE UP DON CARNAGE!!

  15. #16 Don Carnage says:
    January 10, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    Never said there was not room to improve , who said we are not looking for players? Bob himself has said he see’s places he would like to improve and if needed would look outside to fill those needs, Where did I say we dont need to do anything? Ryder best goal scorer we had 2 years in a row .. one bad season and of course we need to hang him, your a fair weather fan at best and not a very good one either.

  16. Another fine goal by HUEY .You suck HUET,but Don will kiss your Butt Buddy.lol

  17. Well it’s nice to see our Habs givin back the shots and Komasarik is the man

  18. Dandenault yes. a juggernaut. Komisarek, can he dish it out , or what?
    what a physical game. I was afraid some habs were going to get hurt bad physically. 8-0 and counting. that’s the nimber of times in a row we’ve beaten Boston. Too bad we can’t play them 82 games.

  19. Excellent game tonight, great all-around effort. Dandy looked good with those two clinchers, eh?

    Everyone else won today too (N.J., Pittsburgh, Philly. Ottawa) but we’re looking very strong – first in the conference is no where near out of our grasp :)

  20. habs are the reason bruins win’t make the playoffs.
    hey leafs down 4-0 at the end of the 1st period in LA,(the worst team in the league). excellent!

  21. #22 bossdj420 says:
    January 11, 2008 at 12:42 am

    Amazing game tonight by our boys! You’re right, Chris, everyone else won that needed the points and stay stable in the conference. I always love watching Boston-Montreal games. There’s so much intensity and hatred. I’d love to see a 8-game series sweep against them this year!
    With their awesome play on the road this season, do you think it would be a good idea to have home ice advantage in the playoffs? I mean, the only games they won in their last series against Carolina were on the road. Just a thought.

    :) LEAFS are down 5-0 now to the Kings! LOL

  22. 5-1 Kings at the end of the second now…wow! At this point in the season I wouldn’t mind not having home-ice advantage going into the playoffs. I’m hoping our home woes will pass by then though :)

  23. How bout this trade Frank Boullion,Ryder, Cory Lock and Huet for Mats Sundin,eh?

  24. #25 patrick says:
    January 11, 2008 at 2:51 am

    that’s just unethical

  25. #26 bossdj420 says:
    January 11, 2008 at 4:07 am

    Never. The Leafs would never make a huge deal like that with the habs. Too much rivalry.

    It would be hard to deal Sundin to a Cup contender like Detroit or San Jose. Draft picks wouldn’t mean as much and those teams would want to keep their good players for the run at the Cup.

  26. hate Sundin any way I don’t care If hes good. I hate him! Plekanec will probably be a #1 Centre next year he’s gonna get 72 pts this year and probably around 80 next year. Michael Ryder is just a lil too fancy some times but I still think that he’ll be good in the playoffs. I have a feeling that if we’re still 4th or 5th, he might trade away a couple of draft picks to get a rental.

  27. I’m talking about bob near the end lol.

  28. Mats in a Habs uniform would be like two Kovalev’s (which night would he show up)….and for those 4 players…nah fogedaboutit!!

    Now the Habs have been playing well but it’s because of the sisters. When push comes to shove, it’s the same team….(when they play the more aggressive, tight checking, strong offensive…they lose their focus and goals happen quickly). As of late, their scoring 3, 4, 5 goals a game…that’s remarkable. They are finishing the plays and scoring. That’s been their biggest hole, not finishing plays. So will they keep this up…check it out the young guns are contributing. And Kovalev is plugging away (which should be the case he’s being paid to do so and given all kinds of accolades – Show me the points!!!) The power play has not slowed down. Therefore, so long as the goalies hold the fort, they should win games. Some soft goals but with the scoring touch of late, those shaky goals are sort of demagnified. Keep the good habits. Lots of good hits, setting each other up and shots at the net, and finishing off the goal opportunities. So far so good! Keep it up. Go Habs Go!

  29. Hey All, Here is my little resume of a few of the Habs, let me know what you think.

    Kovalev: Playing as expected when traded to Montreal and I think he’s doing even more.

    Koivu: Disapointing with all the penalties that he’s getting. I would expect more than that from him. Some games he’s nowhere to be found. So games, he’s outstanding.

    A. Kostynsin: Much better since his brother moved up.

    S. Kostynsin: Confident, but hi game result depends of Koivu.

    Latendre: Big chicken shit… But at least he doesn’t miss too many open nets. Bu honestly, should not be on the first line.

    Markov: He has one bad game out of 10, almost cannot ask for more and he deserves the all start.

    Komisarek: Wow, wow, wow, Hope he get at least a 6 Milions $$$ contract cuz he’s worth it.

    Bouillon: Heart.

    Hamerlik: He’s up there, he had max 3 bad games but all around stable. Brought a much better deffensive since he came to Montreal. I don’t care if he can’t score on powerplay, since Kovalev, Plakanec, Streit picked it up.

    Brisebois: Only player in the NHL that can score a goal like he did against Chicago. But from what I can see in most of the games that he plays, more turnovers and plus.

    Higgins: Always gives a second and third effort.

    Lapierre: Good 3rd liner, works hard 90% of the time.

    Streit: Very surprising and wish that he will remain with Montreal and get even better.

    Huet: Don’t know what to say anymore. Some game, he is amazing and does amazing saves and keeps the team in the game. And some other game, he’ll let in the ugliest goal possible and brings the team spirit down and could cause a lost. But in general, I think we are a little to hard on him.

    Carbonneau: Not sure yet. Last game against Boston or the one right before, there was lots of fights, Bruins were going after our good players and last night, Carbo leaves him out of the allignement. Pretty stupid if you ask me.

    In general, Montreal is playing much better than we probably all thought they would do but most games, I love what I’m seing.

  30. It looks like I’m not going to be watching the All-star game. I was expecting Kovalev,Huet or Koivu to be there also but nope. They put in scott gomez instead of Alex Kovalev! Kovalev is a fancy player and would be exciting to watch. what’s so exciting about Scott Gomez?

  31. #32 patrick says:
    January 11, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    does anyone know about a comparable site for leafs fans? might be fun for a laugh

  32. #33 koivufan says:
    January 11, 2008 at 10:19 pm

    not putting kovalev in the all-star game is bull. he deserves to be there.

  33. Yo , the Leafs are done like yesterdays dinner and their facing a ten year rebuilding program with a bargain basement sell-off ….so I figure they got what we need to win the cup and in Toronto’s past loosing years for all those Hab fans that don’t remember ,this is when a majority of their fans start cheering for the Habs ….Know your History peoples and oh ya ,have a little charity ,eh.Think of all the little Leaf fans left in the dark….so let’s take what we need and get a bigger fan base in the process and grab that Stanley Cup and put it where it belongs ,MONTREAL,QUEBEC,CANADA.

  34. well said xtrahabsfan. wouldn’t it be great if we could win all 4 games on this roadtrip? grind those rangers into the ground.

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