Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Habs/Stars, Former Habs, Markov, Cap Space and More

Mike Ribeiro - Nashville Predators v Dallas Stars
Morning puck fans!

The Canadiens face off against the Dallas Stars tonight. However, unlike many cross-conference matchups, this one holds special interest. At least it does for the former Habs on the Texan side.

There is defensive stud Stephane Robidas who is second on the team in average ice time.

Sheldon Souray is not far behind, clocking in just over 20 minutes per game.

Michael Ryder leads the team with 23 goals and is on pace for his best offensive season since he wore the Tricolore.

And, of course, there is the exiled Mike Ribeiro, who was sent to Big D for Janne Niiniimaa.

Here is betting that the four players above will be thrilled to get a chance to face their former team.

Habs News

HabsWorld.net - HW Recap: More Wasted Opportunities

Hockey Inside / Out - Welcome home, Mike Ribeiro

La Presse - Nouvelles encourageantes de Markov... et inquiétantes de Moen

La Presse - On voudrait y croire...

TSN - Bartlett: Canadiens miss out on chance to make up ground

Hockey News

ESPN - Rant answers: Ranger fans gone wild!

RDS - Labeaume nomme un conseiller spécial

Sports Illustrated - Life in the NHL meat market

TSN - Predators extend GM Poile's contract through 2014-15 season

TSN - Which NHL teams have cap space to make moves?

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America)


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