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  • Can the Canadiens keep Ovechkin off the score sheet for another 60 minutes?

  1. Hpe they get another win(let alone keep ovchkin off the score board!)

  2. Hopefully MTL can win and Ottawa can lose!!!

  3. #3 jessef says:
    January 31, 2008 at 6:22 pm

    prediction: 4-1 habs goals by: Kovalev,Koivu,Plekanec,and Smolenski.

  4. Go Habs Go, this ain’t a rematch, it will just be another beating. Go Habs Go.

  5. #5 East Coast Habs Fan says:
    January 31, 2008 at 8:53 pm

    BEN! what have you done? Never say that. this is the Habs…. We all need to go into this pesimistically so we can be happily surprised LOL

  6. #6 Dancan81 says:
    January 31, 2008 at 9:20 pm

    Seriously, we don’t need cockiness, from the fans or the Habs. Anyways I’ve ragged on Ryder all year and now it’s Higgins turn. He said he’s capable of 40 goals, ha! Prove it. You’re on the number one line so you have the opportunities bury it already. That line as whole needs to turn it on and stop being so streaky. Anyways lotta time left in this one lets go habs!

  7. Jeez they arent helping Huet out at all! 8 shots! How embarassing.

  8. Well,got to say some nice hits by Ryder,but he’s not neting any in nor Higgins. Huet’s doing ok,but not many scoring chances or offence from the Habs. We are down 2 goals and 1/2 the game left to play and even though we are playing good D. AIN’T GOING TO WIN UNLESS WE GET 3 GOALS.

  9. We are playing real good in the third. come on and score! ur only down by 1!!!

  10. HEY Pactum this Lats for you .

  11. I hate to lose, but Good game habs,I have to say. not the sharpest for Huet but Ovechkin is a great scorer.

  12. at least we got a point, but too bad our defence didn’t show up tonight.
    Nevertheless we’ll take the point because Boston is beating Ottawa.
    Wow, if only we had a player like Ovechkin! c’mon Bob get us a sniper!
    And please put Ryder out of our miseries.

  13. #13 BarrieHabFan says:
    January 31, 2008 at 10:50 pm

    Who’s Sidney??
    Ovechkin is the real MVP of the league.

  14. #14 BarrieHabFan says:
    January 31, 2008 at 10:52 pm

    Still dissapointed by Koivu’s line, but nice to see the team play well when behind. A very important point.

  15. I’m feeling the same – a great point and an even better comeback!

  16. 13 BarrieHabFan
    Posted on January 31st, 2008 at 10:50 pm. About ‘Rematch’.

    Who’s Sidney??
    Ovechkin is the real MVP of the league

    You do realise that If Crosby was not injured he would be battling ovechkin for MVP, right?

  17. #17 BarrieHabFan says:
    January 31, 2008 at 11:02 pm

    Habfreak, not saying Sidney’s a POS, just that Ovechkin is far more valuable to his team than Crosby is to his.
    Washington – Ovechkin = ECHL team

  18. Ovechkin FOR Ryder straight

  19. Ovechkin is a 1 man wrecking crew. awesome! every bit as good as Lafleur was, and probably in the same class as the rocket.

  20. ovechkin and kovalev on the same team……priceless…….damn i’m dreaming again ….

  21. #21 habman says:
    February 1, 2008 at 1:21 am

    Well..i couldnt say it beter myself..the “K’ brothers are fantastic..its really good to see OV play good for Washington..when the hockey and hits are that makes losing even enjoyable…sure …we cant have everything..but when the caliber of play is that intense..iam happy with the 1 point…and guys…way to go to keep the blog going while watching the game..its fun isnt it?..kind of like who “the man”..predicting the outcome..GREAT HOCKEY!!!

  22. #22 habman says:
    February 1, 2008 at 1:24 am

    LADY BING for Sid “the kid”..”IRONMAN HARDASS NON COMPLAINER AWARD FOR OVECHKIN”!!!!!Sid would be crying for his mom with a beating like OV got…Sids a “homo”…sapien…lol…lol

  23. #23 bossdj420 says:
    February 1, 2008 at 3:05 am

    Great comeback but this was Ovechkin’s night! Huge point tonight since the Sens lost in regulation. And all of you who were trash-talking Latendresse earlier this season, better shut it now. This line of Maxim, Gui, & Serge is really gelling. Good on Guy for keeping that line out there in the last minute to tie it up. They had all the momentum.
    And I agree with the 5th post… BEN totally jinxed us by saying “can we keep Ovechkin off the scoresheet?” He’s an amazing player and it was bitter-sweet to see him get those 4 goals(cause he’s in my hockey pool, he should be in everyones)

    Big weekend coming up against the NYs! Afternoon games too, when we’ve struggled the most. GO HABS GO! FIGHT FOR FIRST!

  24. islanders we can beat but the rangers?mmmmm…I don’t know

  25. RematchPosted on January 31st, 2008. About The Habs, The NHL.Can the Canadiens keep Ovechkin off the score sheet for another 60 minutes?

    No they can’t:)

    They copy everything from
    Very stupid

  27. We play the sens twice net week. Very important. f we are going to finish 1st in the east. this is when in could come true.

  28. #28 Aurel1 says:
    February 1, 2008 at 11:09 am

    The emergence of the Kostitsyn brothers is making all the difference for this team. They have elevated the lines that they play on. They play with emotion,have great moves and Sergei can certainly hit (even hit Brashear last night). Latendresse is also starting to come around. Don’t forget that he, as well as Sergei, are only twenty years old. Everyone is rightly talking about Ovechkins play last night however don’t forget that the Habs came back from a 2 goal deficit with approximatly 6 minutes left in the game and were also down 3-0 at one time. They never gave up and as a result their confidence is soaring. All they need to do now is beat Ottawa to show that they are a serious contender. Tall order,however if they keep playing they way they are all is possible. Ahhh, to be able to dream again.

  29. #29 Stanley says:
    February 1, 2008 at 11:22 am

    Ryan White should get a call up. Give him a taste of the NHL level. It would be good for his development.

  30. #30 Donnie says:
    February 1, 2008 at 12:19 pm

    Thank you Dancan81….finally others are seeing thats its not just Ryder who’s not getting it done. Ryder has been the fallguy all year so far…he’s been getting it from the fans, he’s the only one on those top lines who’s been benched for not producing, and Guy is still moving him around from line to line. Higgins and Koivu are playing just as horrible…it just stands out more for Ryder cuz he’s been the “goal scorer”. Honestly, this is Koivu’s worst year yet, and for a player at the skill level he’s apparently at, it seems whoever Guy puts with him is getting dragged down offensively too. And it seems as if Higgins is gonna be in that spot for the rest of the year. Guy is playing these two as if they’re conjoined twins. They stay together no matter how poorly they play, and its been quite a while now. They’re not producing with or without Ryder, and they’re not being benched or moved around or replaced on a shift by Smolinski. Higgins got hands like lobster claws this year and can’t bury anything, and Koivu is playing like a 3rd liner at best. I’m not saying Ryder should’nt be blamed for this line producing nothing, but he should’nt be blamed alone. And thanks again Dancan81 for seeing this and saying it, I’ve been waiting all year for someone to recognize this.

    Anyways, we got a point last night that we really should’nt have gotten, so I can’t be upset by that. Played poorly, but thats gonna happen from time to time. Under 20 shots I think, but this point is a good thing…..good teams can do this, play poorly and still get points, so this is another move in the right direction for our Habs. Thats 5 behind the Sens now, and 5 more head to head matches yet this year with 2 of those coming up soon….could be interesting.

    One more thing I have to mention is becoming so painfully obvious thats its not even argueable anymore(for anyone watching the games, that it)…How Begin still has a job here is unbelievable. Listen, the Guy is just not an NHL caliber player. Taking stupid penalties at the wrong times and not having the skill level to play against other NHL players are two things he’s shows almost every night, but the last few games have been standouts. Twice in one game he put us down to 5 on 3, both of which resulted in goals against a few nights ago, and last night Guy actually thought this guy could play against Ovechkin, …we saw how Ovechkin was shut down last night….4 goals, 5 points…its laughable. When you’re in the offensive end, high along the boards, and you flip the puck over the glass on the backboards resulting in a penalty…thats a lack of skill. He gave up a two on one break last night for trying to hold the puck along the boards in the corner of the offensive end without cycling it behind the net where Smolinski was…the result was, Wash got the puck, these two guys were caught deep, and Wash scored again. He went minus 3 last night, the worst on the team, and yet, was still on the ice with Smolinski, against Ovechkin, with 1:30 left in 4 on 4 OT…IN OVERTIME???? Oh yeah, I might add, that resulted in Ovechkins game winning goal. Anything else need to be said? I mean, someone out there gotta see this too, please tell me you do. I’ve really had enough of this guy, and Carbo’s undying devotion to him…he’s hurting the team night after night by doing things are directly responsible for goals against. And why he’s out there and Dandanault is sitting boggles the mind.
    Now, I can’t change this, I can just point it out, but mark my words fellow Habs fans, I’m saying right here….this guy is going to cost this team a victory in a very big, very important game yet this year, and we’re all gonna be left scratching our heads yet again as to why. He’s not skilled enough to play the type of game he’s out there to play at this level, and last night was just one more attribute to this. As one of the best defensive forwards ever, Carbo can’t see this? Christ I’m not at ice level, and I can. But if Guy likes him so much that he’s gonna keep giving him regular shifts against stars of this league, instead of throwing him out at intervals to throw his body in front of shots(which is all he’s good for), we’re gonna suffer for it…wait and see.
    Four game stretch at home coming up guys, pull it back together and lets catch these Sens boys. GO HABS GO !!!

  31. Huet has been playing good but Halak isn’t that bad. they should really try him out. He’ll start against the rangers or Islanders for sure.

  32. let halak start vs. the rangers…unless huet makes more than 40 saves:)

  33. #34 habs mojo says:
    February 1, 2008 at 5:58 pm

    Somebody flatten Ovechkin already.. He’s starting to annoy me.. :)

  34. Boulion already did :) Broke his nose.

  35. that means he might not play for a while :( :)

  36. I’m happy at the same time.

  37. How come nobody is talking any more?

  38. #40 Donnie says:
    February 2, 2008 at 10:58 am

    I’m all talked out for now, lol. Just waiting for the 2 NY home games now. GO HABS GO !!!

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