Capitals-Canadiens: Habs Pick up Another Point vs. Caps

November 28th, 2009 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
Montreal 3, Washington 4 SO (Bell Centre)

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The Canadiens suffered a loss tonight, bringing their season record to 12-12-2. But is it possible that the dark cloud of despair hanging over Montreal fans is starting to lift?

After being down, 2-0, the Canadiens came back to go ahead of the Washington Capitals, and came within 11 seconds of defeating one of the elite teams in the Eastern conference.

The Habs took three of four points from Washington in their two games this season.

And is there not a silver lining in all the injury-riddled lineup? Let's be clear. The Canadiens are a better team with a healthy Andrei Markov, Andrei Kostitsyn, Scott Gomez and Brian Gionta.

However, if the Canadiens don't have a rash of injuries...

Do we really get to see the warrior-like effort by Jaroslav Spacek and Roman Hamrlik? Can we truly appreciate the versatility of Glen Metropolit and Travis Moen? Are we treated to the solid, give-everything-on-every-shift play by Ryan White and Tom Pyatt?
All are goood experience building situations that will bode well for the team when the ...

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