20 year old Carey Price is Montreal’s future franchise goalie but it seems that he will need to once again prove himself that he is #1.
22 year old Jaroslav Halak just came off a shutout and got the nod in goal against the St. Louis Blue.
Is Carboneau gearing up Price for the last 8 games?
Which teams do you think are the most exciting to watch in the NHL?
Which teams do you think are the least exciting to watch in the NHL?
Which teams do you think will be exciting in the future, starting next year?
Which teams, aside from your favorite, can you actually tolerate watching an entire game of?
According to newspaper La Presse (citing the Toronto Sun), Mats Sundin refused to agree on a deal that would’ve sent him to Montreal at the Trade Deadline.
As I was watching the Montreal / Ottawa game I began to think about Montreal’s future with Saku Koivu. Not so much about still having him on the team but who will be their to take his spot as #1 center in the next few years.
Also some thoughts on the game…
With 100 points, the Detroit Red Wings have officially clinched a playoff spot. It’s also looking like they’ll win the President’s Trophy… which would make it the 3rd time in 4 seasons and 4th in 6 seasons… sickening. Also, the LA Kings have officially been eliminated.
Take a look inside for current playoff standings, which teams are virtually guaranteed to make it, and which teams are on the fringe. 90 points seems to be the minimum mark this year to reach the playoffs, though naturally a strong push by a fringe team could push that up.
Also, let’s hear your predictions for who will make it and who will fall just short.
For God’s sake! If I’m the one complaining for a longer suspension, the guy should be kicked out of the league.
A recent article about Marty Turco not being appreciated has inspired me to RATE THE GOALIES!
I posted a list of several NHL goalies that sparked some debate and discussion, so what I’ve done now is put together a list in order of the NHL’s goalies from best to worst. Criticism expected and welcomed.
In 2005-06, the Calder race was between Ovechkin and Crosby(with Ovechkin winning). Last year it was between Malkin, Stastny and Kopitar(with Malkin winning). We are now nearing the end of the 2007-08 season and the Calder race may not be as spectacular as it has been over the last 2 years ago, however, it is one of the closest races in recent memory and it is between some potential NHL Superstars. Here is a list of who I believe should be the main Calder Candidates(and in no particular order):
Here’s the link for the new trailer for Mike Myers new movie “The Love Guru” (featuring the Toronto Maple Leafs): http://www.firstshowing.net/2008/02/28/mike-myers-the-love-guru-trailer-has-arrived/
The movie hasn’t been getting very good reviews, but to be honest, I’m still gunna catch it in theatres opening day. It stars Myers, Verne Troyer, Jessica Alba, and Justin Timberlake. Myers plays a “Love Guru” who is hired by the Leafs to get their star player to get back with his wife before the Stanley Cup finals.
Any thoughts about the movie?
Both Havlat and Ohlund undergo season ending surgery.
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