NHL Game Day: Montreal Canadiens Shakeup Continues vs. Vancouver Canucks

November 9th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Monday morning in the city of Montreal saw a fan base still reverberating from a lackluster performance by their hometown heroes Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

The Twitterverse and airwaves of the city were alight with discussions about how to fix the multiple problems that are ailing the Canadiens.

More specifically, the Habs have gone 3-for-47 on the power play so far this season, have a defensive core that, to a large degree, looks slow and aging, an offense that has only produced five goals over the last four games, a first and second line that are firing blanks, an inability to find a suitable top-six winger to play on the second line, and only one "W" in their last three outings.

To say that that they have some major issues to contend with, despite their 8-4-1 record, would be an understatement.

Taking the pulse of the fan base over the last few days and even asking them what they would do to spark Scott Gomez and Gionta, the most common complaints I heard have been aimed at head coach, Jacques Martin.

And why not?

Martin, who is not known to be a panicky person by nature, has been shuffling his lines like a j ...

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