Hungry Canadiens Have the Upper Hand vs. Bruins After Forcing Game 7

May 12th, 2014 by Adrian Dater Leave a reply »

The Montreal Canadiens won Game 6 Monday night, and they’re going to win Game 7 Wednesday night in Boston too.

The Bruins are done. This is not some lame attempt at the famed DaterJinx. I have more self-respect for the use of the Jinx than that. The Jinx can’t be manipulated. Well, it can and has in the past, but honest, this is not an attempt at one. Hardcore followers of the Jinx would be able to see through that easier than a Cheryl Tiegs swimsuit from the 1970s.

The Canadiens will win Game 7 because they are a better hockey team than the Bruins. Right now, they are.

When times were easier in the regular season, the Bruins were better. But now that the playoffs have gotten serious, the Canadiens have shown themselves just a little bit better. They’re hungrier than the Bruins. This is the biggest reason why they’ll win.

Hunger? That’s not a quantifiable stat. Corsi, this is hunger. Hunger, Corsi. Now that you two have met, hunger, you will prevail Wednesday. Boston’s Corsi percentage is 63.4 percent after their 11 games of the playoffs, per ExtraSkate ...

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