Why the Canadiens won't make the playoffs
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03-22-2006, 09:05 AM
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The problem with some Habs fans is that after a few losses, they lower their expectations and become the most pessimist about the team's abilities, I guess in some misguided attempt to reduce further disappointment. The most insulting is they have the gall to assert that their position is the only so-called realist one.
We can't see the forest for the trees?! We can say the same for you because you only take the most pessimist outcome without considering that this team has also shown it can play some amazing hockey. There are many more variables to consider than those apparent in recent games. And do you even realise that the Habs don't exist in a vacuum? The other teams involved in the race also have serious flaws in their play. Granted this team didn't seize its opportunities when it could but it doesn't mean they're done for either.
You know what buddy, if the Habs don't make the playoffs we'll cross that bridge when we get there.
We're all very conscious of the possibilities of failure. But in the meantime, the Habs are still in the thick of the race and if anything this season should have thought you is that a team's fortunes can change overnight in the NHL.
Please don't come back and rub our noses in it if you're right. It won't prove anything - you basically have a 50:50 chance at this moment.
This team is really a disgrace. Whenever they win like 5-6 games they have to almost immediately start losing 5-6 games. We freakin lose against stupid team like Toronto, Tampa, Pittsburgh (all 3 at home) and freakin NYI. We get blown out by freakin Carolina (who by the way lost to Atlanta, Boston and Toronto this past 1 and a half week). Guess they're not so unbeatable afterall? I hate the way this team always has to find excuses when they lose. Our goalie gave up bad goals, we didnt get the bounces, the opposite team is just too great, we ran into a hot goalie. Quit the freakin excuses already and start winning damit.
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