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HH 10-09-2008 10:24 PM

Season Opener: 10/10/08 Montreal @ Buffalo 7:30PM EDT RDS (HD), MSG (HD)
 
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Montreal Canadiens


2008-2009 record: 0-0-0
2007-2008 record: 47-25-10 (104pts, 1st in Northeast, 1st in Conference)


Probable Lineup:

A.Kostitsyn-Plekanec-Kovalev
Latendresse-Koivu-Tanguay
S.Kostitsyn-Lang-Kostopolous
Begin-Lapierre-Dandenault

Markov-Komisarek
Hamrlik-O'Byrne
Brisebois-Gorges

Starting Goalie: Carey Price (2007-2008 record: 24-12-3; GAA: 2.56; SV%: 0.920)

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Backup: Jaroslav Halak (2007-2008 record: 2-1-1; GAA: 2.11; SV%: 0.934)

Injuries: Laraque, Bouillon, Higgins

Keys to victory:
Play hard and fore check hard
SHOOT THE PUCK and crash the net
Special teams is a big key


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Buffalo Sabres

2008-2009 record: 0-0-0
2007-2008 record: 39-31-12 (90pts, 4th in Northeast, 10th in Conference)

Probable Lineup:

Post Info

Starting Goalie: Ryan Miller (2007-2008 record: 36-27-10; GAA: 2.64; SV%: 0.906)


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Backup: Patrick Lalime (2007-2008 record: 16-12-2; GAA: 2.82; SV%: 0.897)

Injuries: None

Keys to victory:

Shoot the puck and fore check hard
Special teams will have to be good (PK and PP)
Play a team game


TEAM COMPARISON

2007-2008 Season Series: Montreal 5-3-0

Last Meeting: April 3rd, 2008; Buffalo 1 Montreal 3

2007-2008 SPECIAL TEAMS STATS


TeamPK%PK RankPP%PP Rank
Buffalo83.21118.014
Montreal82.51524.11

KEY NEW ADDITIONS AND LOSSES

Montreal additions: Tanguay, Laraque, Lang
Montreal losses: Streit, Ryder, Smolinski
Buffalo additions: Rivet, Lalime
Buffalo losses: Bernier, Kalinin, Thibault


2007-2008 TEAM LEADING SCORERS



Montreal


PlayerGPGAPts+/-
Alex Kovalev82354984+18
Tomas Plekanec81294069+15
Mark Streit81134962-6

Buffalo

PlayerGPGAPts+/-
Derek Roy78324981+13
Jason Pominville82275380+16
Thomas Vanek82362864-5

WATCH OUT FOR:

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Alex Kovalev

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Jason Pominville


LilWinger11 10-09-2008 10:25 PM

A GDT! OMG hockey! :hyper:

WeThreeKings 10-09-2008 10:27 PM

Higgins is out with an injury, dandenault playing fourth, kosto on the third.

usernam 10-09-2008 10:29 PM

Good job Harry.

Habs10Habs 10-09-2008 10:30 PM

I thought this day would never come....Great work Harry!

Fire Brunet* 10-09-2008 10:31 PM

Hockey!!!!!!!:amazed::scared::scared:

FAP FAP FAP FAP FAP

The n00b King * 10-09-2008 10:31 PM

As soon as a read this thread title, my pants got a bit tighter.

JGRB 10-09-2008 10:32 PM

I wear my sunglasses at night.

WeThreeKings 10-09-2008 10:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mike Komisarek (Post 15765558)
Hockey!!!!!!!:amazed::scared::scared:

FAP FAP FAP FAP FAP

You need some Lucic with hat fapping.

Toro 10-09-2008 10:33 PM

A real GDT. Harry:yo:


Go Habs Go, KIck back some Buffalo wing's on Friday night!!

Mustafa* 10-09-2008 10:34 PM

:cry::cry::cry::cry::cry::cry: so.... soooooooooooooooo good!

Beakermania* 10-09-2008 10:35 PM

Fixed the GDT post...

brownman* 10-09-2008 10:35 PM

THE DRIVE FOR 25 HAS ARRIVED

Vicious 10-09-2008 10:39 PM

I just came.

speed11 10-09-2008 10:50 PM

i missed all of one game last year, when the habs lost to rags 4-1 i believe...and i'm gonna miss the first game of the year =/

Spectaculard 10-09-2008 10:54 PM

It is upon us!!!!!!

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!111!1!!!!!!!!!!1!

Sebaldian 10-09-2008 10:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by speed11 (Post 15766192)
i missed all of one game last year, when the habs lost to rags 4-1 i believe...and i'm gonna miss the first game of the year =/

I missed half of one game last year. The second half of the 5-0 comeback game :(

Marc the Habs Fan 10-09-2008 10:59 PM

Let's get this special season started the right way!

GO HABS GO!

Beakermania* 10-09-2008 11:00 PM

I BELIEVE!

NHLcrazy 10-09-2008 11:07 PM

Finally...it's back!

xeric716x 10-09-2008 11:12 PM

Let's go HABS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !

Kachino 10-09-2008 11:17 PM

GO :habs GO!

CareyClutch 10-09-2008 11:23 PM

Awesome..hockey is back!!!!!!!:handclap:

Phil Parent 10-09-2008 11:31 PM

It's the season opener, but ain't the home opener. There's nothing like the home opener.

ToysInTheAttic 10-09-2008 11:53 PM

I've been enjoying the Federal Election way too much to focus a lot on the start of the hockey season. I'll be glad when the election is over.

GO HABS GO


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