Montreal Canadiens: How Would You Get Scott Gomez and Brian Gionta Going?

November 4th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
After rolling out to a blistering 7-2-1 record over the first ten games of the season, the Montreal Canadiens have sagged a bit in their past two contests.

The Habs have left their fanbase with an uneasy feeling after 3-1 and 3-0 losses to Florida and Columbus respectively. During those loses, the shortcomings that persisted over the first ten games were amplified and are not the talk of the town.

The Canadiens are a dismal 3-for-42 on the power play and have not had any improvements in that department since the return of Andrei Markov last Saturday.

The problems with the power play were masked over the first ten games of the season because the Habs were finding ways to score 5-on-5.

Well, since Markov's return, that area of play has all but dried up for the Habs as they have just one goal for over the last two games.

To make matters worse, the second line that is anchored by Scott Gomez and Brian Gionta has been firing blanks all season. Over the first 12 games of the season, each player is stalled at three points each (one goal and two assists each), and are behind the likes of Benoit Pouliot, Mathieu Darche, Travis ...

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