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09-25-2013, 02:50 PM
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Originally Posted by jedimyrmidon View Post
Remember the game last week against the Bruins? This lineup is even 'worse': aside from one functional NHL line (Eller line), all the forwards are going to be hard pressed to generate chances or push the play into the Sens zone. Not only that, the Habs are using what was essentially their defense in the first pre-season game against the Sabres with virtually no regulars other than Diaz.

So in summary, they took the forwards they used against the Bruins (who had a ton of trouble) and the defense against the Sabres (that was missing virtually all of the NHL regulars).

Could be ugly against the likes of Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson, Milan Michalek and company.
Well the point of a pre-season game isn't to win, it's to see what the players can do.

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