Canadiens Q1 Review: Carey Price Leads Habs to Successful First Quarter

November 28th, 2010 by Steve Fusinato Leave a reply »
With the Canadiens having played 24 games this season, it seems like a fitting time to evaluate their quarterly performance. 

This means that our format for this week will be a little changed as we will not be recapping the past seven days. Our attention will be solely focused on reviewing the first quarter of the season.

After looking at Montreal's current record (15-8-1, third in Eastern Conference), one can say they have greatly surprised the NHL. In turn, bandwagon jumpers and Hab-Haters have tripled. A winning Canadiens team always has nefarious effects. 

But for actual fans of the squad, this is a brilliant beginning, as head coach Jacques Martin and his bunch look to build up somewhat of a cushion in order to ensure their postseason qualification.

It seems as though the nucleus of this team is clicking, with a veteran or two slipping in and out of comas on several occasions. 

Team captain, Brian Gionta, is slowly getting back into the form that saw him score 28 goals last year, while Scott Gomez has picked up a lowly seven points. That $8 million cap hit is looking more annoying every day, considering ...

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