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The video is about 5 1/2 minutes long.
Very nice presentation as always in Montreal.
Price was not scheduled to start tonight against Detroit...
Update from George: No harm, no foul:
Max Pacioretty's Olympic hopes may have taken a late hit.
The Montreal Canadiens forward had to be helped off the ice in the first period of the team's Saturday night game against the Carolina Hurricanes after taking a hard hit.
Pacioretty went legs first into the post behind Carolina goaltender Anton Khudobin and was taken immediately to the Canadiens locker room.
Pacioretty missed on two penalty shots last night within a span of under three minutes.
Geez, maybe he needs to wear some gear while on the ice.
Players that embellish on a consistent basis run the risk of not receiving the benefit of the doubt when they are legitimately fouled. Brendan Gallagher is too effective and too good a player to develop that unwanted reputation from the refs.
via Marc Antoine Godin tweet, translated from French to English...
Therrien: "there there would have been 5 penalties late in the game for what the Jets did to Gallagher. We will ask for explanations."
17:02 Montreal Brandon Prust: 2 minutes, unsportsmanlike conduct
17:02 Tampa Bay Ben Bishop: 2 minutes, goalie leave crease
17:02 Montreal Carey Price: 2 minutes, goalie leave crease
17:02 Montreal George Parros: 10 minutes, misconduct
17:02 Tampa Bay Radko Gudas: 10 minutes, misconduct
added 4:52pm, Below watch the Tampa broadcast and catch what some people will call a spear from Prust...
from Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette,
If you want to understand what’s happening with Les Habitants, you have to listen to the people who run the team.
It starts with general manager Marc Bergevin back in September, when the Canadiens gathered for their annual charity golf tournament. Bergevin noted the team had made some improvements over the summer, but injected a note of reality when he said: “We’re not there yet.”
Fast forward to last Monday, when head coach Michel Therrien talked about his slumping team. Therrien said his challenge was to convince his players they weren’t as good as they thought they were when they went on a 9-0-1 run in late November, and they weren’t as bad as they looked when they lost nine of 13 games to start the new year.
It might seem painful for older fans — who can remember when Stanley Cup parades were a rite of spring — and for younger fans — who are tired of hearing from their parents and grandparents about the good old days — but the Canadiens remain a team in transition, a rebuilding project.
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