I’m sorry for that ghastly title, a horrible attempt at a pun. No this isn’t some depressed rant. This is just a simple numbers game: How many points are the Senators players on pace for.
It seems after the Sens have gotten off to an NHL record 13-1 best start ever, articles are popping up comparing them to the 1976 Habs.
Source (Sorry it’s from the Tabloid Sun, I saw it on TSN but can’t find the link anymore)
As a Sens fan (and I’m sure everyone else on this forum will agree here) I hardly doubt the Sens are even close to the 1976 Habs (yes winning ‘a’ cup would be a nice milestone first) but I have a different theory on why the Sens are off to an incredible start and should have a great year.
I just heard on Les amateurs de sports by Michel Bergeron (ex-rangers and nordiques head-coach)and Michel Villeneuve that Canadians and the Lightning has been talking trade. But none yet. For Tampa Bay : Michael Ryder, Jaroslav Halak and S. Kostystin (Andrei’s little brother at Hamilton). For Montreal: Brad Richards and André Roy.
Rumors have it that Jaroslav Halak has threatened to leave Hamilton and play in Russia if Montreal does not trade him. I can see Halak fitting in on the San Jose roster just fine, but what would we get in return?
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I was just over at NHL.com reading the list of players on The All Star Ballot. After I wiped my eyes and reloaded the page to make sure my peepers were not playing tricks on me, I was understandably sick.
The Maple Leaf’s lost 5-1 to the Sens. The first half of the game saw an uninspired team go down 4-0 to the Sens and it took a time-out/goalie-switch/and major vending spree from Paul Maurice to get this team back to life although they still came up quite short losing 5-1.
I know what you’re thinking….ARGH….another Leaf article. Sorry but I have to get this out there.
Tsn.ca and other media outlets are reporting that Wade Redden may be willing to take a pay cut to stay with the powerhouse Senators next season.
Pierre LeBrun of sportsnet.ca provides a bit of speculation regarding the “sizzling play” of Mats Sundin.