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Gainey Has to Make it Work

From Stan Fischler at MaxHockey.com:

This time, however, there was a difference; Wang hung on to the club and, eventually, Milbury departed for greener pastures; disguised as a television studio. And more power to him!

The Milbury Syndrome applies to Gainey because he survived a dreadful season-finish yet kept his job because George Gillett has sold the team to The Molson Brothers.

Given this grace period, Gainey has gone wild in the market; and who can blame him.

Scotty Gomez, Mike Cammelleri, Brian Gionta, Mike Komisarek, Travis Moen, Paul Mara.

The list goes on and on but Gainey’s job won’t unless he can make it work.

Click here for more. Do you Habs’ fans out there think Gainey can get the job done in 2009-2010?

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Habs Questions

I know that many Montreal Canadien fans are angry about the way things went this season. It was their 100th in the league and many pundits and fans alike figured that the team would be contending for the Stanley Cup.

Well, as you all know, that dream came to an end last night when the Boston Bruins completed the sweep against their biggest rival. After the loss, I am wondering about a few things that I would like you folks to comment on:

1) Who is to blame?

2) What happened to netminder Carey Price? What did you think of his gesture to the crowd last night?

3) Will Bob Gainey be with the team next season? If so, in what capacity?

4) Who will coach the Canadiens next season?

5) What can the team do to get better for next season?

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What A Difference a Year Makes

It’s amazing how much things change over the course of a year in the National Hockey League. A perfect example of this would be the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens, who will meet tonight for Game one of the first round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

About a year ago, these teams met in the first round of the playoffs but compared to this season, the roles were reversed as the Bruins now have the No. 1 seed while the Habs have the No. 8 seed. That’s not the only difference:

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