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Ray Emery Suspended

  • The National Hockey League has suspended Ottawa Senators goaltender Ray Emery for three games after his slash on Canadiens forward Maxim Lapierre on Saturday.

    And rightfully so.

    You don’t swing your stick to the head and face of another player.

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  1. #1 smiler2729 says:
    February 13, 2007 at 5:23 pm

    How many games have Garth Murray and Aaron Downey cost this team??? Why pick on them, they’re 4th liners who work 4-5 minutes a game, they aren’t the problem!

  2. #2 les canadiens says:
    February 13, 2007 at 5:23 pm

    All you guys do is b*tch about how bad the team is.. and how gainey and carbo arn’t doing anything.. Go back 2 months and you were praising them on how good the team was doing.. Have you guys even played hockey in your life before? If you have, you still don’t know half as much as gainey and carbo. I think they are there for a reason so shut up and let them do thier jobs.. The habs will make the playoffs.. If you think they are such a bad team take your finger and stick it up your a**hole… There.. your officially a sens fan

  3. #3 coutNY_HabsFan says:
    February 13, 2007 at 5:26 pm

    Calling Kovalev the Cancer maybe wrong, you know the team just experienced a rebirth which could be the difference… just so happens that it coincides with the injury to Kovalev. LOL

  4. les canadiens ,if I’m ever in a jet, crashing to the ground and your on it,you can trust I won’t be asking you for your viewpoint.

  5. #5 Jack Tornton says:
    February 13, 2007 at 5:57 pm

    Why do we have Samsonov in the lineup if we have Grabvoski waiting in the minor league. They both play the same style of hockey game. The only differences are that Grabvosky is wa faster than samsonov, he has more energy, he’s more creative. The only thing he needs to needs to improve is his final shot.

    He’s an Ovechkin but lacks some size and doesn’t finish his plays.

    Imagine Grabvosky in the lineup and has learned how to finish his plays…………….(it can’t be better than that.)

    Lineup

    Ryder-Koivu-Samsonov
    Latendresse-Higgins-Grabvosky
    Johnson-Bonk-Perezoghin
    Murray-Begin-Lapierre

    What do you guys think?

  6. #6 coutNY_HabsFan says:
    February 13, 2007 at 5:59 pm

    I think Grabby’s injured at the moment…

  7. #7 coutNY_HabsFan says:
    February 13, 2007 at 6:13 pm

    Jack – did you demote Plekanec to hamilton in your list or is he on D now?

  8. Hey Les Canadiens, go back two months and I was reminding everyone because of Gainey’s demotion of the rookies down to the dogs we would head where we are now. I also said Carboneau’s constant line changes aren’t helping either back then. And by the way, you should be grateful that there are fans that care enough to want the team to win and have some kind of standard…..

    Hey Jack, do you have Plekanec in the Youpie suit, or does Sammy get to take turns…..maybe we should ask Les Canadiens there to wear the suit since he is so hot on morale there…..

    I like the line of Ryder, I would put Bonk with Lapierre and Latrendese and call it a hard hitting line, or what amounts to an almost hard hitting line…Murray with Begin and Johnson maybe, but which line would Youpie play in, because with Gainey not trading anyone, we may have to call on Youpie to play….and maybe Carbo even….heck we’ll get Dryden back in the net, couldn’t be worse than Huets and Abbys hit and miss play.

    I am suprised no one commented on Souray and his comments on TSN….benching Kovalev?

  9. #9 Jack Tornton says:
    February 13, 2007 at 7:16 pm

    I had completely forgot about plecks…lol. Place Higgins either on the 1st line or 3rd.

  10. Hey Habs fans…THM stands for Toronto Hockey Mom.She loves too provoke fans of teams that are higher in the standings than the Leafs are.
    It’s her way of feeling better about her team.

    Of course the way the Habs are playing you guys won’t have to worry about her teasing you very soon!

  11. #11 joshtm says:
    February 13, 2007 at 8:45 pm

    Okay let’s revive the Gainey list of his wish list, his dream list of hockey players. Who would have thought Gainey was an ambulance chaser? Coming soon to Montreal after Gainey trades away all of our prospects, including selling Carey Price’s team to Dallas…This is Gainey’s short list for the Feb deadline, if we go on Gainey’s modus operandai, these are some of the potential habs, of course the ones who have small paycheques but listed here would not be included, unless they can negotiate a multimillion dollar no trade contract….

    Atlanta: Steve Ruchin: Center, injury: Head
    J.P. Vigier: RW, injury: Groin
    Boston
    David Krejci C concussion
    Glen Murray RW Groin
    Alexei Zhamnov C Ankle

    Buffalo
    Tim Connolly C Post-concussion syndrome
    Paul Gaustad C Severed tendon left ankle
    Jaroslav Spacek Broken left hand

    Calgary
    Chuck Kobasew RW Fractured right elbow
    Darren McCarty RW Sports Hernia
    Richie Regehr D Concussion-like symptoms
    Rhett Warrener D Arm

    Carolina
    Erik Cole RW Hip pointer
    Cory Stillman LW Knee

    Chicago
    Rene Bourque LW Ankle
    Jeff Hamilton C Sore shoulder
    Michal Handzus C Torn ACL
    Mikael Holmqvist Stiff back
    Jim Vandermeer D Broken ankle

    Colorado
    Patrice Brisebois D Herniated disc, surgery

    Columbus
    Duvie Westcott D Concussion

    Dallas
    Matthew Barnaby Concussion
    Eric Lindros RW Lower body
    Antti Miettinen Lower body
    Brenden Morrow LW Severed wrist tendon,
    Steve Ott C Ankle surgery

    Detroit
    Jiri Fischer D Heart irregularities
    Dominik Hasek G Inflamed right wrist
    Tomas Kopecky RW Fractured collarbone
    Danny Markov D Upper body
    Chris Osgood G Broken finger
    Mikael Samuelsson RW Broken right foot

    Edmonton
    Ethan Moreau LW Separated right shoulder -surgery
    Fernando Pisani RW Left game – concussion
    Jarret Stoll C Concussion
    Daniel Tjarnqvist D Inflamed pubic bone

    Florida
    Todd Bertuzzi RW Back spasms
    Gregory Campbell C Abdominal strain
    Branislav Mezei D Separated left shoulder, 1/30 surgery
    Rostislav Olesz C Shoulder
    Jozef Stumpel C Left shoulder

    Los Angeles
    Dan Cloutier G Lower body
    Richard Petiot D Knee sprain
    Scott Thornton LW Wrist

    Minnesota
    Manny Fernandez G Sprained left MCL
    Brian Rolston RW Stomach virus

    Nashville
    Pekka Rinne G Left shoulder surgery
    Jordin Tootoo RW Hip
    Shea Weber D Sore jaw

    New Jersey
    Alex Brooks D Fractured foot
    Richard Matvichuk D Back
    Alexander Mogilny RW Hip
    Jason Wiemer C Knee surgery

    New York
    Shawn Bates C Lower body
    Joel Bouchard D Hamstring sprain
    Radek Martinek D Leg fracture
    Alexei Yashin C Tendinitis in right knee

    New York
    Sandis Ozolinsh D Knee

    Philadelphia
    Robert Esche G Left game – strained neck
    Mike Rathje D Back

    Phoenix
    Yanic Perreault C Shoulder
    Mike Ricci C Neck
    Dave Scatchard C Concussion

    Pittsburgh
    Eric Cairns D Knee
    Nils Ekman RW Dislocated elbow

    San Jose
    Kyle McLaren D Knee
    Evgeni Nabokov G Strained groin
    Joe Pavelski C Foot
    Mark Smith C Groin

    St. Louis
    Christian Backman D Lower body
    Dan Hinote RW Upper body
    Jay McKee D Lower body
    Vladimir Orszagh RW Left knee surgery
    Martin Rucinsky LW Left game – groin

    Tampa Bay
    Rob DiMaio RW Concussion

    Toronto
    Kris Newbury C Concussion
    Michael Peca C Fractured tibial plateau
    Johnny Pohl C Back spasms
    Darcy Tucker RW Left foot
    Kyle Wellwood RW Sports hernia, 1/23 surgery

    Vancouver
    Jan Bulis C Bruised shoulder
    Ryan Kesler C Hip surgery
    Lukas Krajicek D Mild concussion

    Washington
    John Erskine D Fractured foot
    Olaf Kolzig G Knee
    Bryan Muir D Foot fracture
    Brian Pothier D Upper body

  12. WOW,Carbo,Muller,Jarvis & Gainey ,where’s our Defence?Geeezus !!! Anyway nice 2 way Hockey, going to be a fun game.

  13. #13 joshtm says:
    February 13, 2007 at 9:02 pm

    Montreal is the UNICEF of pro hockey players. Yes if you are a tired has been millionaire come to Montreal and retire yet enjoy the benefits of still being the NHLPA and watch and play against the NHL! Yes are you a tired veteran? Can’t afford your pain killers and your doctors’ fee? Come to Montreal to BoB Gainey’s Crazy Hospital for Washed Up Veterans, otherwise known as the Montreal Canadians! Eager, talented, high scoring stars need not apply.

  14. joshtm ,that’s a classic ,lol.

  15. #15 joshtm says:
    February 13, 2007 at 9:14 pm

    Gee, its kinda fun without Kovalev, and Johnson…the game actually flows faster and gee, does that mean we are wasting what is it? Almost seven million a year on two old tired cranks?

  16. If our team dosn’t make the big show it’s a waste of a lot more than 7 million !

  17. Babylon is burning man !!!

  18. #18 stevejur says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:02 pm

    The worst team in hockey!
    I can’t believe we won’t make the playoffs this year,
    I just can’t believe it!
    This is a sad, sad day.

  19. Well that big team meeting sure was the fix;is there a goalie out there that isn’t freeking hot when playing the Habs??????????? THE HABS FUCKIN SUCK THE BIG ONE,WHAT A JOKE !!! OUR TEAM IS THE WORST TEAM IN THE N.H.L.

  20. #20 habsgod says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:16 pm

    What a beautiful loose. they go to special training to loose like this.

  21. #21 Habs4life says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:17 pm

    well if we can anything good after this dissapointing loss to a below-average team (pathers)…umm huet, he played great finally, i dont rememmber the last time he only let in one goal. The sad part is that we got shutout to belfour, and every team in the east who we needed not to get points won, and we didn’t get anything. I still think will make the playoffs, but in the 8th seed, and will play buffalo first round:)

    Habs 4 Life

  22. #22 habsgod says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:19 pm

    No playoffs, my friends

  23. #23 stevejur says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:21 pm

    Please, can you tell me how we’re gonna make the playoffs?
    I’d love to here this.
    Are you watching what’s going on?
    Gimme a break man, it’s over!

  24. Sorry for my earlier outburst but I REALLY HATE Leaf fans coming on here because I wouldn’t waste my time going on their blog. Hab fans have more class I guess.

    About tonight’s game, well we’ve slipped to 8th place and the way it’s going we are going to be out of the playoffs. I’m stunned right now, I cannot fathom how this team could have such a strong first half of the season and then all of a sudden go so COLD?? This is devastating right now. Why can’t we score?? Better bring in a hypnotist or something because these guy’s are totally snakebit. I just can’t believe this!!

  25. #25 R habs 4 real says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:24 pm

    I bet on Florida because I have absolutely no confidence in the habs. Habs now have lost 4 in a row. And guess what? they’re going to lose tomorrow night in NJ, and they will lose on Saturday at home against Carolina. I actually watched this game from Florida’s standpoint, and there was absolutely NO OFFENCE from the habs. And Koivu doesn’t have his head in the game. He takes a penalty with his team having a 2 man advantage! what a moron. he is NOT A LEADER! he has taken so many BAD PENALTIES in the last few weeks. What the hell is he thinking? They can’t even score 1 fu@#$%ken goal at home! PATHETIC!
    This is the worst hab team offensively I have ever seen!

  26. #26 JohnnyD says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:24 pm

    A FREAKING 5 ON 3 FOR 2 MINS AND WE STILL CANT SCORE!!!!!!!! WE DESERVE TO LOOSE AFTER THAT!!!! WHAT A FREAKIN JOKE!!! I’M SO FREAKIN MAD!!!!! IM GOING TO THE GAME TOMORROW IN NJ FOR WHAT I DONT KNOW!?!?! JUST TO WATCH THEM LOOSE AGAIN…

  27. Habs4life,the Habs couldn’t score in a WHORE HOUSE and the glasshouse that Richard built is in a billion pieces !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  28. #28 Habz4EveR says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:26 pm

    How can this be…? Someone explain to me how you get from 2nd best in the conference (in points, not rankings) to the best example of the titanic?!?

    I didn’t see the game, but how many times have we been shutout in the past games?!? Humiliation after humiliation. I give us a chance at 8th place if we manage to stay above .500 from now on.

    I guess the advantage to this is that I’ll lose less time watching hockey and study more…

  29. Well that second best in the conference was an illusion built on great special teams and unreal goaltending. It was always a matter of time but management didn’t want to face that.

  30. #30 smiler2729 says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:35 pm

    No guts… no grit… disorganized… scared… no confidence… No PLAYOFFS… oh, shit.

  31. #31 smiler2729 says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:36 pm

    I can’t believe that joshtm idiot spent half a novel worth of typing every team’s injured list just to say Bob Gainey’s less than adequate… that’s classic, what a knob

  32. #32 Habz4EveR says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:37 pm

    Well next time they better keep that illusion going all year instead of stopping halfway XD

  33. #33 stevejur says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:38 pm

    JohnnyD man that sucks!
    What a waste of time going to NJ tomorrow night.

  34. #34 smiler2729 says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:55 pm

    Hey Johnny it’s LOSE not LOOSE.

  35. #35 Habs4life says:
    February 13, 2007 at 11:59 pm

    well us fans aren’t helping them out either, we have to give the grestest hockey team of all time some support, we’ve been there for the good, and we’ve been there for the bad, but when it comes down to making that 8th spot, habs own it. We will make the playoffs i promise it.:):):):)

    Habs 4 Life

  36. #36 PACTUM SERVA says:
    February 14, 2007 at 12:11 am

    I said this earlier but i dont know any GM in the league that would let their team fall this far that fast without addressing the problem.Maybe its sour grapes but come on guys its true

  37. Leafs fans may have no class, but at least they went to class!

  38. Let me repeat that in text you understand:

    LeAFs **faNS*?^ DEY GOTS NO GLASE!!!!! !!! !!!!!!! but DEyS GONES 2 DA GLASS !!!! !!!!!! !!!! SOMES TIMES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. You can lead smiler to the beer but will smiler drink it? Stay tuned for the next chapter of smiler’s odysey…….

    Isn’t it odd that Gainey’s biggest acquisitions as GM were largely former injured has beens who at best were adequate, that is they could tie their skates and not fall over, but if they did, hey they busted a groin, got a concussion and caught the flu and twisted their ankle or broke their wrist…..and Gainey paid them millions over three and four year contracts….hmmm…I wonder who on the list of injured now will Gainey squander what little cap room is left after he fires Koivu and Kovalev?

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