Canadiens-Panthers: Montreal KO’s Florida in 6-2 Drubbing

September 28th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
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There, isn't that better now, Habs addicts? Doesn't a decidedly convincing win like last night make you feel better about this team?

The reality is that while it is always great to see your team win, a preseason victory means about as much as a preseason loss, which is to say not very much. But it is still good practice!

Last night, as the Canadiens cut 16-plus players from their roster, the lineup started to look a little more like what we will see once the regular season starts.

As the Canadiens dominated play for large stretches of the evening, their speed and youthful exuberance were on display as their young guns continued to impress.

A few fights, a lot of hits, and a high level of intensity made for an enjoyable event for all.

If this is the pace of preseason, I can't wait to see the intensity that the regular season brings!

Special teams were the story of the night as the Canadiens scored one shorthanded goal but failed to convert on any of their eight PP chances—including going oh-fer in a couple of minutes of 5-on-3 time.

Andrei Markov can't come back soon enough!

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