Canadiens’ Game Day: Habs Try To Keep Rolling Against Hot Rangers

January 11th, 2011 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
So the Montreal Canadiens have won three out of their last four games after going through a horrific 2-8 stretch to end the month of December.


But let's not get too excited just yet since all three games required required more than just regulation time to produce an winner with three being decided in overtime and one going to a shootout.  But that is not necessarily a bad thing because sometimes it takes winning a few tight games for a team to regain their confidence.

The Canadiens, fresh off of a surprising 3-2 come-from-behind overtime win against the division rival Bruins, are touching down in New York a banged up team.  Despite their apparent turnaround the Canadiens' on-ice personnel are dropping like flies.

We all know that Andrei Markov is gone for the season but last week the Canadiens got news that Josh Gorges would be joining him on the long term injury reserve (LTIR).  In addition, Roman Hamrlik had to take some therapy time, Jaroslav Spacek hurt himself, albeit minorly, during the last game, James Wizniewski took a painful slash to the wrist and Michael Cammalleri left the game with flu-like symptoms.

That a lot ...

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