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Nightmare On Palladium Drive

Nightmare On Palladium Drive

Robert Lafleur May 6, 2013 3

Sunday night, I woke up from a frightening nightmare, drenched in a cold sweat. I was dreaming a giant, bug-eyed walrus dressed in an Ottawa Senators uniform had come down from the old Palladium

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Habs Bounce Back From “The Hit”

Habs Bounce Back From “The Hit”

Robert Lafleur May 4, 2013 33

Pierre Obendrauf/The Gazette The Canadiens came out Friday night missing Lars Eller, Max Pacioretty and their captain Brian Gionta. The Habs played a tough, physical game and completely dominated the Ottawa Senators for the

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CANADIENS VS. SENATORS

CANADIENS VS. SENATORS

Robert Lafleur May 1, 2013 22

  Geoff Molson They’ve already dubbed this series the Highway 417 series, and the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators will be bussing this route more than a few times during the next couple of

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HABS & LEAFS: STILL THE GREATEST RIVALRY?

HABS & LEAFS: STILL THE GREATEST RIVALRY?

Robert Lafleur April 26, 2013 10

With their 4 – 2 victory over the hapless Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night, the Habs have secured home-ice advantage over any opponent in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. If the

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HABS: MARKET CORRECTION OR CRASH?

HABS: MARKET CORRECTION OR CRASH?

Robert Lafleur April 21, 2013 5

What a brutal week for the Habs, being outscored 25 – 12, and losing three in a row in regulation for the first time this season. A loss to the Leafs last Saturday night

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DROWNING IN A SEA OF BLUE AND WHITE

DROWNING IN A SEA OF BLUE AND WHITE

Robert Lafleur April 14, 2013 5

Let me paint the scene. Saturday night, Perth, Ontario. A downtown pub & grill. Hockey banquet for the old-timer’s league. One lone bleu-blanc-rouge sweater floating in a sea of blue and white. This is

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OTT’S FRENCH KISS NOT ENOUGH-HABS LICK THE SABRES 5-1

OTT’S FRENCH KISS NOT ENOUGH-HABS LICK THE SABRES 5-1

Robert Lafleur April 12, 2013 3

The Sabres “agitator extraordinaire” Steve Ott tried to show the Habs some love Thursday night at the First Niagara Center, as he gave Jeff Halpern’s visor a lick in the faceoff circle. Was he

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HABS EDGE THE WHINING BRUINS 2 – 1. TAKE THE SERIES 3 – 1.

HABS EDGE THE WHINING BRUINS 2 – 1. TAKE THE SERIES 3 – 1.

Robert Lafleur April 7, 2013 4

It’s quite a simple game really. Skate hard for a full 60 minutes, throw pucks at the net, forecheck hard, backcheck, don’t take stupid penalties, and chances are, you’ll win. Don’t do that, and

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THE HABS STAND PAT…ALMOST

THE HABS STAND PAT…ALMOST

Robert Lafleur April 3, 2013 1

No Jaromir Jagr, no Ryane Clowe, no Regehr, O’Byrne, Streit, Visnovsky or Smid. But the Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin did make one trade. The Habs get 28-year-old, 6’2”, 225 lbs. defenceman Davis Drewiske from

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CAREY PRICE FINDS A GOOSE EGG IN HIS EASTER BASKET

CAREY PRICE FINDS A GOOSE EGG IN HIS EASTER BASKET

Robert Lafleur March 31, 2013 2

The Habs Shut Out The Rangers, One More Time The New York Rangers surprised Carey Price and gave him a big old goose egg for Easter, Saturday night at the Bell Centre, as they

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