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SUBBAN WILL HAVE TO FIGHT EVENTUALLY

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By

History tells us nothing physical is going to happen between Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Flyers Captain Mike Richards tonight in Philadelphia.

Richards started all of the talk in the dressing room following a 3-0 loss at the Bell Centre, blasting Subban’s on-ice demeanor for being “disrespectful”. Richards bluntly stated that “someone” is going to make Subban pay.



“SUBBAN SHOWS NO RESPECT” – Mike Richards

Nov 18th, 2010 | By

Tuesday night at the Bell Centre we got another taste of Broad Street hockey. With the Canadiens intimidating the Flyer with speed and skill, the Flyers sent headhunter Darroll Powe out. He hammered Josh Gorges with an elbow in the second period and then took Jeff Halpern right out of the game with a blindside hit. When it still didn’t work, they went to the verbal threats in the post game dressing room. Their captain Mike Richards went after P.K. Subban of all people. Richards, in an interview with The Team 990, complained that Subban didn’t give him any “respect”, a comment that might have raised the eyebrows of a few in the African-American community.



HALPERN & GORGES SHAKEN BY POWE ‘HEADHUNTING’

Nov 17th, 2010 | By

The Canadiens were lucky in the injury department through the first month of the season. Then Andrei Markov messed up his knee in game seventeen. Canadiens officials seem willing to go as far as terming the injury “long term”. “How long term?’ is the only remaining question.

The Canadiens got additional scares in last night’s 3-0 win over Philadelphia when both Josh Gorges and Jeff Halpern were shaken up during a headhunting mission by the Flyers Darroll Powe in the game’s second and third period. Neither took part in today’s practice, but the two are expected to play tomorrow night against Nashville



PREVIEW GAME #18 Philadelphia @ Canadiens (Nov.16/2010)

Nov 16th, 2010 | By

Philadelphia at Montreal. Season Records – Philadelphia (12-4-2) First in Atlantic Division. Second in Eastern Conference. Montreal (11-5-1) First in Northeast Division. Third in Eastern Conference. Recently- Philadelphia beat Ottawa 5-1 at home Monday night. Montreal over Carolina 7-2 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Both teams looking for a fourth straight win.
Head to Head – First of four meetings this season. The teams split the four games last year. Philadelphia beat the Canadiens four games to one in the Eastern Conference final in May.

Home/Road – Philadelphia on the road (4-1-2) Montreal at home (5-3-1)

On a Roll – Philadelphia has taken 19 of a possible twenty points over their last ten games. Their only loss in the streak was in overtime against Washington Nov. 7th. They haven’t lost in regulation time since October 25th (2-1 in Ottawa). The Canadiens have won their last three vs. Vancouver, Boston and Carolina and four of the last five.



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