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Habs / Flyers: Game 5

  • The Philadelphia Flyers can eliminate the 1st seed Montreal Canadiens from the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight with a win in Montreal.

    The Canadiens problems in this series have been well chronicled and they have the large task of winning the next 3 games in order to advance.

    Is it such a huge task? The Capitals sent their series with Philly to 7 after being down 3-1. The Bruins sent the series with the Habs to 7 after being down 3-1. The Habs have recently won a series against the Bruins in 2004 from the same 3-1 hole.

    The Canadiens have won 3 straight games 6 times this year.

    Is it that impossible?

    Don’t think for a second the Flyers are not well aware of this.

    You can pull up all the stats and superstitious games and series of the past to convince yourself the Canadiens can and will comeback. But the players are the ones who will decide it on the ice.

    Who wants it more?

    Carey Price will start. Despite his struggles in this series.

    This is the right choice.

    Carey Price had his share of ugly moments in the Habs & Bruins series. When it all came down to game 7 and big pressure, Price played terrific and earned a 5-0 shutout victory.

    Price is a pressure goaltender.

    Should the unthinkable happen, and the Flyers eliminate the Canadiens in 5 games. Carey Price needs to be in the net experiencing what that is like. No one else. Price is the goaltender of the future and he will be getting a huge dose of experience tonight, win or lose.

    The Canadiens have gone down 2-0 in all 4 games of the series. The slightest thing like scoring first could be what propels them to 3 straight wins.

    One goal at a time, one game at a time.

171 Comments
  1. Habs 8 -Flyers 1

  2. #2 habs4life says:
    May 3, 2008 at 1:54 pm

    We will see why Price was chosen the Habs No. 1 goalie.

  3. #3 snowy says:
    May 3, 2008 at 3:06 pm

    Put Ryder and O’Byrn in tonite to add some muscle. No Beezer tonite.
    Habs 4 – Flyers 1 with Canadiens scoring first 2 goals.

  4. #4 Joseph says:
    May 3, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    Ryder is the next Ribeiro.

    I feel a win tonight.

  5. #5 NShabfan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 3:53 pm

    I have a good feeling about us tonight,I think it is how we win that will foreshadow how we do tomorrow-GO HABS.

  6. #6 NShabfan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    How bout the next LeClair?Though not a 50 goal man,but I bet he provides another team with a 25-30 goal man-i.e-LeClair on a smaller scale.

  7. #7 DieHard Habs Fan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    I Guess the Flyer Fans will be in here if they are leading.

    Go Price……. Go Habs………..

  8. Habs will fall today like a drop of rain

  9. #9 The Blade says:
    May 3, 2008 at 6:04 pm

    Oh, I’m here now, fools. I see you still have your predictions of some outrageous ’8-1′ win with absolutely no objective argument to support it. We’ll probably just grind it out with good old fashioned hockey for the fourth game in a row. I’ll be back after we score the first goal…or maybe after we score the second. We’ll see.

  10. ohhhhhh yeahhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. #11 Joseph says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:21 pm

    # 9 The Blade
    Posted on May 3rd, 2008 at 6:04 pm. About ‘Habs / Flyers: Game 5′.

    Oh, I’m here now, fools. I see you still have your predictions of some outrageous ‘8-1′ win with absolutely no objective argument to support it. We’ll probably just grind it out with good old fashioned hockey for the fourth game in a row. I’ll be back after we score the first goal…or maybe after we score the second. We’ll see.

    You’re a poor sport.

    Just make sure that you pop round if the Flyers should lose. I wouldn’t want you to duck out on personal accountability or anything.

  12. Nice one Joseph,heh heh

  13. #13 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    I’m here too!

  14. #14 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:30 pm

    I think the Habs will win 256-0. O-Gay O-gay O-gay o-gay!

  15. #15 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:33 pm

    Oh NO!!!!! Okay how about 256-1.

  16. ohhhhh yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Flyers~0cupsin35years,YOUR GAY?

  18. #18 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    Refs blowing this one again, r u kidding me w/ that first penalty, n if your gonna call that u gotta call Price punching the guy in the bak of the head which would negate that first goal. I guess i can’t expect much though against montreal, my pops whos 60 years old says montreal has gotten calls like this ever since he started watching hockey, no wonder they won 24 stanley cups, they got the sixth man, n it aint the fans.

  19. #19 FlyersSuck says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    all i know is that the habs finally came to plaay tonight!
    and we are going all the way to game 7!!
    GO HABS.. 8-1 i think so!

  20. #20 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:44 pm

    No i’m not gay! I’d be an habs fan if I was gay!

  21. I FEEL SORRY FOR YOUR FAMILY’S IGNORANCE !

  22. Oh ,yer in the closet gay,lol

  23. Wow pure ignorance from pops and sonny boy.

  24. #24 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:56 pm

    Come on now…. If I were really gay, Id be a Leafs fan! :)

  25. #25 Joseph says:
    May 3, 2008 at 7:58 pm

    Is it possible to get rid of the twelve-year-old Flyers fans in here? They give the more objective Flyers fans a bad name. Disgraceful.

    More importantly, a much better effort in executing by the Habs tonight. They outchanced the Flyers 10-2 in the first period (what else is new) and it’s good to see them finally reap some rewards for it. I’ve one criticism though. They’ve got to stop shooting low on Biron all the time. He’s been taking away shots along the ice throughout this series. Shoot high!

    Price looks like Price tonight. Umberger made a great play on that goal.

  26. Don Cherry ,do that suit clap on?

  27. #27 DieHard Habs Fan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:01 pm

    Price made a good save. Hamburger got lucky just as the Flyers has been in every game this series….

  28. #28 Joseph says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:03 pm

    # 18 habsfansrsoft
    Posted on May 3rd, 2008 at 7:41 pm. About ‘Habs / Flyers: Game 5′.

    Refs blowing this one again, r u kidding me w/ that first penalty, n if your gonna call that u gotta call Price punching the guy in the bak of the head which would negate that first goal. I guess i can’t expect much though against montreal, my pops whos 60 years old says montreal has gotten calls like this ever since he started watching hockey, no wonder they won 24 stanley cups, they got the sixth man, n it aint the fans.

    You’re not only ignorant, you’re a whining crybaby, and you bring nothing substantial to the discussions in here. Revisit what I originally posted to you in the previous blog. Go find another hobby, and take your offensive screen name and your ‘Incompetent Ref Card’ with you. Enough.

  29. #29 DieHard Habs Fan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:05 pm

    You wouldn’t be here at all tonight if you did not score.

    Well, I guess you would. You would have to blame the Refs.

  30. #30 DieHard Habs Fan says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:05 pm

    They should shine a light on Cherry’s Jacket. It would blind Biron!!!!

  31. #31 Joseph says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:06 pm

    These idiots play such a crucial role in our society, don’t they? They’re nothing but a cancer.

  32. #32 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:16 pm

    Every call.

  33. #33 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    Has montreal ever had more penalties than an opponenet, or is it just against the flyers.

  34. Have you looked up ‘ignorant’ in the dictionary yet?

  35. #36 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    LOL Joesph! You can step down from your hockey god soapbox now.

    Guess why Flyers Fans are here… Maybe it’s because after game 1 we had more Habs fans on OUR boards with absoultely no hockey knowledge. (by the way what happen to the Habs sweep)
    So I’m here life or die to make sure I personally piss you off!
    Hugs and kisses Joey!

  36. oohhhhh yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!8 HOLE ,LOL

  37. Who did pops blame that goal on?

  38. #39 FlyersSuck says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:24 pm

    five more goals cmon boys i want 8-1 less goo

  39. what’d pops have to say about that awful 5-3 call?

  40. #41 Frog says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:33 pm

    Habs are going to win in 7!
    Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,
    Greenest state in the land of the free.
    Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree,
    Killed him a bear when he was only three.

    Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier.

    Fought single handed through the Injun war,
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    And while he was handling this risky chore,
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    He went of to Congress and served a spell
    Fixin’ up the government and laws as well.
    Took over Washington, I heard tell,
    And patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell.

    Davy, Davy Crockett, seein’ his duty clear.

    When he come home, his politickin’ was done,
    While the western march had just begun.
    So he packed his gear, and his trusty gun
    And let out a grinnin’ to follow the sun.

    Davy, Davy Crockett, Leadin the Pioneer.

    Full Lyrics

    Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,
    Greenest state in the land of the free.
    Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree,
    Killed him a bear when he was only three.
    Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier.

    He fought single handed through the Injun war,
    Till the Creeks was whipped and peace was restored.
    And while he was handling this risky chore,
    Made himself a legend, forevermore.
    Davy, Davy Crockett the man who don’t know fear.

    When he lost his love, and his grief was gall,
    In his heart he wanted to leave it all,
    And lose himself in the forest tall,
    But he answered instead, his country’s call.
    Davy, Davy Crockett, the choice of the whole frontier

    He went off to Congress and served a spell
    Fixin’ up the government and laws as well.
    Took over Washington, so we hear tell,
    And patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell.
    Davy, Davy Crockett, seein’ his duty clear. (Serving his country well)

    When he come home, his politickin’ done,
    The western march had just begun.
    So he packed his gear, and his trusty gun
    And lit out a grinnin’ to follow the sun.
    Davy, Davy Crockett, Leadin the Pioneers.

    His land is biggest, and his land is best
    From grassy plains to the mountain crest
    He’s ahead of us all in meeting the test
    Followin’ his legend right into the West
    Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the Wide Frontier
    King of the Wild Frontier.

  41. #42 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    Shoots he scores. Let’s c if toronto helps u again

  42. #43 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:38 pm

    GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    There goes the 8-1 theory.

    I just called my Pops and he said: GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    and my son just said: GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  43. HABS 8-FLYERS 2

  44. Call yer Pops up and ask him who your real dad is ?your son should know his true grandaddy,lol

  45. #46 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:42 pm

    :)
    I would say 5-6 Flyers. This is going to be high scoring. Price looks better but he is leaving huge rebounds. Biron looks a little shaky too.

  46. #47 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:43 pm

    Score

  47. #48 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:44 pm

    Oh My… GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  48. #49 Flyers~cup2008 says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm

    I hear crikets……

  49. #50 habsfansrsoft says:
    May 3, 2008 at 8:45 pm

    8 goals this series, N he’s from the U.S. How many does your boy malkin have, or crosby.

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