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October 20, 2009 Regular Season #8: Thrashers@canadiens


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Tuesday, October 20 2009, 7 PM


At The Bell Center in Montreal



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Teams stats:


Atlanta is 4-1-0 (8 points), 6th in the Eastern Conference, 2nd in the Southeast Division. In their last game the Thrashers won 4-2 in Buffalo (goals scored by Kovalchuk/2, White and Afinogenov). GF 20, GA 13. Away they won 3 games and lost 1.

Montreal is 2-5-0 (4 points), 13th in the Eastern Conference, 4th in the Northeast Division. In their last game the Habs lost 3-1 vs Colorado (goal scored by Plekanec). GF 15, GA 24. At home they played only once, Saturday vs the Avalanche.

Team Leaders:


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Ilya Kovalchuk, 7 G, 1 A, 8 P, +/- 1



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Thomas Plekanec, 2 G, 4 A, 6 P, +/- 1



Projected Goalies:


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Ondrej Pavelec; 3-1-0; GAA 2.76; SV% .918



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Carey Price; 2-4-0; GAA 3,36; SV% .886



Montreal Line Up
(as practice on Monday Morning):


Cammalleri-Gomez-Gionta
Pacioretty-Plekanec-Kostitsyn
Latendresse-Lapierre-D'Agostini
Moen-Chipchura-Laraque

Hamrlik-Spacek
Gill-Gorges
Bergeron-Mara


Go Habs Go!!
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Ilya will suely have one of those games to really bloat his stats, I think every time i hear Kovalchuk scores i'm gonna upchuck.

Well better dust off the old form seats, and park my behind on them to watch this game, at least those seats have seen truely great teams,

PS

JM can you please have someone trip Gill in practice, ya know just a little ankle sprane or something to give him a few games off, just a thought.

Go Habs

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Two lucky wins and five straight losses to begin 2009. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel, or is that light coming from the headlight of a speeding train called "Atlanta" & a certain Russian who knows how to find the back of the net.

The last 40 minutes of the Ottawa game showed a scarey future. Perhaps BG & the boys just want to scare the fans, this being the season of Halloween.

Remember, these hockey players are only playing up to their ability, they didn't chose their line-mates or the style of play this team works on.

If you blame anyone, blame the mgmt that put this team together tonite.

Golf Habs Golf

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the game is a 7 30 start not 7 00 as posted above

i dunno the guys just cant get it going for 3 periods for whatever reason and they are easily demoralized after being scored on.

Many issues right now from the anemic offense to the weak forecheck inability to sustain pressure and then theres the horrid defense, i just dont know where this is headed...... actually i do know but dont want to look

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Here we go.

Some predictions:

Our first line will start playing like a first line. Look for a 3 point night from Gomez & 1 goal each from Cammy & Gionta. Pleks will continue to score & AK will have another big game. On the blueline, MAB will get at least one point on the PP & Gorges will make at least 2 game-saving covers for Gill. Carey will be sharp & allow only 1 goal.

4-1 Habs. And FINALLY, we will get our convincing win.

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The habs should be 0-7 because of Price its 2-5.

Disagree, the Habs should be 7-0 but because of Price we're really 2-5... Good thing the guys bailed him out in the first 2 games too or we'd be 0-7! ;)

Anyway, all kidding aside Halak should get this start and I suspect he will.

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This is what we need. Atlanta then Islanders!! This is the two games that we will win. We will win them in convincing fashion also.

Price will start and will be great. He will play the next game too, all fired up.

Put the stars on the first line. Get them going and it will spread throughout the team.

Lets go boys!!!!!!

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