Have The Habs Figured Out Crosby?

May 10th, 2010 by Melissa Bauer-Herzog Leave a reply »

It would be a warm day on the ice before Sidney Crosby was shut out of a series, or so hockey fans thought.  He is currently scoreless in five games against the Montreal Canadiens although there are some assists under his name.  So the question becomes: have the Habs figured out how to leash the machine that is Sidney Crosby?


It is obvious that the Habs have drawn a target on Crosby’s back.  During game five he was almost always covered, even when he didn’t have the puck.  Hal Gill has been a constant and annoying shadow to Crosby almost every shift during this series and when he isn’t on the ice another one of the Canadiens’ strong players is quick to take his place.  Crosby has struggled to break away from the suffocating trackers the Habs put on him and it is obvious to see on the score sheet. 

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