Canadiens-Capitals: Plekanec Lets His Stick Do the Talking

April 15th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
Montreal 3 Washington 2 OT (Verizon Center)

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"Stranger things may have happened than the Canadiens upsetting the Capitals, but frankly, it would be an upset of legendary proportions if Montreal won this series. In fact, given how deep the Capitals are on offense, and how inconsistent the Habs have been during the regular season, Montreal could be hard-pressed to win one game, let alone four."

The Hockey News says: Capitals in four.

It's early in the postseason and already the venerable Hockey News has bit the dust with one of its playoff predictions. At the beginning of the season, they picked the Philadelphia Flyers to win the Stanley Cup. That one is looking like a long shot right now.

But let's not be too hard on the good folks at THN . After all, who could have known that Philly would have goaltending issues this year? More to the point, how can anyone predict the outcome of a single Canadiens game, never mind, a series?

Tonight the Washington Capitals outshot and outhit the Canadiens by a wide margin and dominated on faceoffs, yet the Habs got the win. And just like that, Montreal now has ...

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