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Everything posted by Bacchus

  1. shouldn't this thread be split? I mean, I came to read about Henry, not about point systems. I'm looking forward to seeing this guy in another game. I wonder if Larraque and him would be good, or horribly bad. There are only so many muscle heads you can use on the ice before you start getting burnt consistent.
  2. I voted Komisarek and Placenecs (I'm sure I spelled both of their names wrong ) I also think that we can sign some of the top guys back at a discount if the team does well, and they love their experience here in Montreal (no shredding by media). A good team environment often leads to players wanting to stick around longer. Anyway, time will tell. This season ought to be break out years for many of our younger guys ... so some players may become obsolete.
  3. OK, so the Habs played well, but, was this the same Sens team that killed us most of the season (and we just outplayed them), or did they seriously suck monkey balls tonight? Something is up with the Sens recently. I never liked the trade they made (well. actually, I did ... but not in their best interests ). Maybe they have their cancers in the locker room now, because they have too much talent to be sucking like they have of late. And.... Wooooohooooo! Go Habs go! (BTW, this score isn't an April fools joke is it? I already got burnt on one today!)
  4. Who cares! If he likes to pay for it, and he has got the cash, why not?
  5. Grabovski is not going to go to Hamilton. He isn't on their clear day roster. So, he will stay with the big club throughout the playoffs. Sounds like the guy had a panic attack or something. It makes no sense what he did. He must realize that he isn't exactly lighting it up, and also that the team they were playing was a little tough, and so they might need bigger bodies. It isn't too hard to figure out. I think he should sit and thank his lucky stars for the opportunity he has been given, and the faith the organization has shown him by not including him on the Bulldog's clear day roster.
  6. Excellent article. Hopefully they will be writing similar articles about O'Byrn about near the end of this playoff season! We are going to have a very tough D to play against for years to come!
  7. As we know Maxwell has had some hard luck in the last two years; however, on a bright note, since coming back from injury this time he has being playing well. In his last game on March first he got two points and was named the game's first star. This is not the first time he has received mention as the first star, and this one was even more impressive seeing as his team lost the game. He is probably not in tip-top game shape mentally and physically at this point in his season, but if he does continue to work hard he may be just rounding the corner when his team is eliminated and he is shipp
  8. Don't know too much about his situation, but I don't know why he should be loyal to anyone. He got traded from his original team when he was playing very well. Remember Corey Stillman, or Ryan Smith, both guys were heart broken when they were traded. This is the new NHL, where GMs are not always loyal to their stable of players, so why should the players be loyal to them?
  9. What was that about chickens before they hatch? Threads like this make me want to photoshop a preview of monkeys flying out of my butt. Can't wait for the playoffs like the rest of you, but who knows what the final standings will look like. I hope that the Habs end up at the top, but I think that the odds are against us. We will probably end up 4-5 ... and then who knows! But have fun speculating all y'all!
  10. This was inevitable. The thing is that it was either Huet or Halak, and Halak has way more potential. Huet did really good by us, but he was never consistent over the long haul. I expect great things from our duo ... maybe not next week, but definitely in the long run (i.e. next year for shizzle!) ...
  11. Very funny. To me it demonstrates the ingenuity of some of the GMs in professional sports. The rules were made with good intention, but as usual, the reason why the game cost so much is some GMs will throw bucket-loads of cash at anyone in an attempt to win championships. We are just lucky to have a reasonable GM who doesn't get suckered in to that kind of tom-foolery! (I mean Gainey here ... I know we don't have a basketball team!)
  12. Agree with JMMR. Jokinnen, but he would cost too much. However, Boyle would make us pretty impressive in the back end. I don't think we should mortgage the farm .... things are just starting to warm up in Habs land!
  13. The Dogs put a 7-4 beating on one of their biggest rivals. Grabovski came out with a big game getting 3 goals and an assist, and the 1st star of the game. http://stats.theahl.com/stats/official-gam...game_id=1004262 Still no sign of Trotter.
  14. Article from the Hamilton Spectator ... He hasn't played in 3 weeks and needs to get in to game shape: http://thespec.com/article/324211
  15. if 20$ is grand-theft, then what is petty larceny? Charging someone with Grand theft because they happened to have a high limit on their visa seems to be making a mockery of the system. Basically, O'byrn is being charged with the same crime as someone who car-jacks ... pretty pathetic IMO!
  16. I hope you aren't referring to what I wrote. I didn't bash them, merely pointed out that US authorities are draconian most of the time, and that it wouldn't surprise me if they indeed overreacted. They may not of overreacted ... no one will know until more details are released. So I ain't bashing!
  17. I'd propose a jinx emoticon to differentiate it from the posts that look exactly the same, but are NOT jinxes. Otherwise, who is to know the difference?
  18. too bad he wasn't playing like that before and during the Team Canada Junior camp, then he probably would have made it. He hasn't had the best season, but has turned it up recently; I wonder if the shin splint issues were still bothering him. I hope he keeps it up ... he looks like a great bottom 6 acquisition for us!
  19. I agree ... comments like this are generally inane! However, coming from a moderator is downright intolerable. A mod should be setting the example for decorum.
  20. Ben Maxwell played his first game last night after a very long layoff. He got no points in the game, but scored the game winning shootout goal for his team's victory and got a third star for his efforts! http://whl.ca/stats/official-game-report.php?game_id=1004928 Looking forward too seeing how he bounces back after his injury.
  21. Brisbois will play with a broken foot, as per TSN Ice Chips: Defenceman Patrice Brisebois had an MRI on his left foot Monday where doctors found two broken bones. Brisebois says he'll suck up the pain so he can play. He could rest the foot but then he'd lose his game-shape which is something he'd rather avoid. - TSN
  22. I'm still praying for Selanne or Jokkinan! Either would be fantabulous!
  23. Nice to see that we are finally talking about team unity rather than cliques, and bad influences! I hope Carey bounces back with a nice little victory soon!
  24. Good for him. I wonder how will respond to it? Will he have just as good a season next year?
  25. Hindsight is 20/20: who knew at the time he would be doing so well, and even if we had, how would we convince our trading partner of his value. Also, as other members have written, he was a detriment to the team, which hurt his trading value, and made it much more appealing for us to unload him any which way .... this all very important to keep in mind when looking at a trade in retrospect. Had Ribeiro been sucking, no one would be mentioning this.
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