For Canadiens Fans, This Season Was Hab-Ulous

May 27th, 2010 by Lisa Boychuk Leave a reply »
After a long hiatus thanks to writer's block, I have decided to start writing again. What better way to begin with than talking about the dear 'ol Habs?

This 2009-'10 NHL season has seen the team go through many feats, as well as many disappointments, that nobody thought would come.

For one, in the back of the minds of all Montreal Canadiens fans had to be Jaraslav Halak. We all saw Carey Price struggle past the All-Star break in the 2008-'09 NHL season. Then the quest for the start of the 2009-'10 season became "Could he maintain the No. 1 spot?"

We all know the answer now - No . As a free agent come July 1, we may have seen Price play his last game as a Hab.

Halak has proven he could handle it all, especially in the playoffs (with the exception of the Philadelphia Flyers, who eliminated the Canadiens in five games). During the first two rounds, Halak had posted a better save percentage than the legendary Patrick Roy in his runs to the Stanley Cup as a Hab.

The Canadiens were prospected to end this season well out of the playoffs.

Wrong .

Then, it was said by every expert that they would be swept ...

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