In Mike Cammalleri, Montreal Canadiens Have First True Goal Scorer in Years

November 23rd, 2009 by Felix Sicard Leave a reply »
When I think of Mike Cammalleri, a few words come to mind: determination, speed, courage, power, and most of all, goals.

Cammalleri is the first natural goal-scorer the Canadiens have had in over a decade.

There simply hasn't been any one else with the goal-scoring prowess that the new member of the Habs possesses. 

He has formed a dynamite first line with Brian Gionta and Scott Gomez, a line that is unfortunately falling apart due to injuries.

However, Cammalleri showed in yesterday's game against the Detroit Red Wings that he doesn't need his American linemates to score, as he potted both of his goals in Saturday's contest against the Detroit Red Wings on a line with Andrei Kostitsyn and Tomas Plekanec.

With a personal record of 39 goals last year, and with 11 goals so far this year, it's certainly within the realm of possibility that Cammalleri will surpass that record. 

How long has it been that Habs fans have been able to talk about a player on their team with those kind of numbers?

Too long, way too long.

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