Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Lightning @ Canadiens - 03/17/11
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03-17-2011, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Hackett View Post
it irritates me too.

Most people wrote this team off at the beginning of the year. Now, 8 injuries later including a couple season ending injuries, the habs are comfy in 6th spot.

Last year, most people had us beaten by the caps. That was considered a fluke, and then we were supposed to be swept by the pens. That markovless team took it in 7.

At some point, these experts need to chuck their egos out the door and admit that they underestimate this hockey club instead of looking for weak crutches time after time.
a lot of this teams success has to do with, brace yourselves, Jacques Martin. Say what you want, but hes a damn good coach and he is the reason why the habs are still in contention, injury after injury after injury. Hes the first experienced coach we ve had in like what 20 years?? and it shows.

Originally Posted by Tuggy View Post
Yup, lose tonight and 5th is pretty much gone.
i wouldnt mind, id rather face the Ruins, assuming they keep the 3rd seed.

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