Canadiens Game Day: P.K. Subban and Mike Richards Face Off

November 22nd, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
The Montreal Canadiens are in the city of brotherly love this morning, in preparation for tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

While Philadelphia holds the moniker of brotherly love, I'm fairly certain there will be no love lost in tonight's tilt between the two conference rivals.

In case you've been hiding under a rock the last few weeks, these two teams clashed last Tuesday and the result was a 3-0 Canadiens win. More than just winning, the Canadiens, and in particular rookie defenseman P.K. Subban, played up to the Flyers and didn't at all appear intimidated by their goon tactics.

This prompted Flyers captain Mike Richards to tell the media that he felt Subban has to earn respect and if he is not careful he will get hurt.

Richards is a smart cookie and his rant has put the spotlight directly on Subban. P.K. is a confident guy and one who seems very capable of handling himself. That being said, it will be interesting to see if Richards got into Subban's head or not. While Subban is a confident young man, he is not necessarily impervious to psychological warfare.

Will Subban stick to his game or will he get ca ...

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