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03-15-2013, 09:49 PM
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Things are getting VERY serious here... There is no reason you would pull Tinordi or Blunden to the Habs without a trade in mind.
Yeah you're right. Ryder, Bourque, Diaz, Weber, and Prust being injured has nothing to do with it.

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Yeah you're right. Ryder, Bourque, Diaz, Weber, and Prust being injured has nothing to do with it.
Stop it. This is super, super serial.

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So a second liner is injured... Unless of bringing up Leblanc/Bournival... We bring up Blunden ? I hope Prust or Bourque are ready because thats a bad move. Leblanc will never get a rest.

Just call him up, give him some confidence, tell him we like him....
Because MTL wants to reward guys for playing well in Hamilton. It creates a positive atmosphere in the minors.

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I say Leblanc's role is not a need. It's not a knock on Leblanc. Blunden, a less talented forward, has size, speed and fits the bill on a fourth line since our top nine is stacked. Leblanc is better served in the AHL playing 15+ minutes working through and improving his game. In Leblan's case, will have to wait and see where he's at come September.
but i doubt he sees it that way, as i'm sure he's got to be frustrated with not only his struggles to produce but the teams struggles as well since they are one of the worst teams in the league. So to see others go up and he remains and continues to struggle must be really tough.

I'd also disagree and say it's very much a knock on Leblanc as it should be. He's been terrible this year and im sure he knows it too well. Hopefully he can use this over the summer to work harder and build off it next year, his final one in the AHL since he'll have to clear waivers the following season.

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Blunden is a big body, that can can pop the odd one in. Curious to see how well he plays.

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Blunden is a big body, that can can pop the odd one in. Curious to see how well he plays.
He wasn't THAT bad last year considering the situation. I also hope he does well. He could turn out to be an option for the fourth line.

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03-16-2013, 09:48 AM
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Blunden is a big body, that can can pop the odd one in. Curious to see how well he plays.
Bluden is our forward who'll love to hit and hit everything that moves. He'll help punish the opposing dman.

IMO we could use another player like Prust who loves to hit. It's kinda why I hope the habs target Boyle (if he's cheap)

Though, it seems when players come to the habs they're less physical. Hopefully Therrien's system will allow him to continue to be physical if we were to acquire him.

He's also great on faceoffs and responsible defensively.

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03-16-2013, 01:10 PM
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Yeah you're right. Ryder, Bourque, Diaz, Weber, and Prust being injured has nothing to do with it.
We'll see.

Just my speculation and thanks for pointing out those facts.

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We'll see.

Just my speculation and thanks for pointing out those facts.
Speculation vs. facts

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Speculation vs. facts
Welcome to the free market!

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Why so much hate for Blunden? He's a bottom-6er for sure, but I never thought he played badly for that role. Did I miss something?

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03-17-2013, 02:39 PM
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So how did he play ? I could only watch the first period but I liked him.

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So how did he play ? I could only watch the first period but I liked him.
He looked weak as **** but he played with intensity.

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He looked weak as **** but he played with intensity.
How do you mean? Did he fall on the ice a lot?

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How do you mean? Did he fall on the ice a lot?
Yeah, almost everytime he was going for the hit he was the one falling.

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Ahh alright thanks.

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Ahh alright thanks.
Blunden played a key role on Armstrong's goal, great screen.

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To be fair, he tried to hit Henrique twice. Henrique is a strong guy.

He did well.

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03-17-2013, 04:34 PM
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Blunden was Blunden. He's a 4th liner who works hard, hits people and scores a goal here or there. Total depth player, but he always brings energy. Wish he had a little more hockey sense especially on the defensive side of the game then he could replace Moen. Not going to happen though. Too bad, but he's fine as an injury fill-in.

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03-19-2013, 09:31 AM
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Blunden back to Hamilton:

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L'attaquant Mike Blunden retourné aux Bulldogs de Hamilton ce matin \ Canadiens assigned Mike Blunden to the Bulldogs this morning

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L'attaquant Mike Blunden retourné aux Bulldogs de Hamilton ce matin \ Canadiens assigned Mike Blunden to the Bulldogs this morning
That mean that Bourque or Prust are close to be ready?

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That mean that Bourque or Prust are close to be ready?
Ryder is back and Bourque is close.

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I like Blunden, he's a decent fill-in when we need it.

But dammit does that mean I got my Blunden jersey for nothing?

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I like Blunden, he's a decent fill-in when we need it.

But dammit does that mean I got my Blunden jersey for nothing?
You nailed it, he's the perfect 13th forward to have.

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