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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Habs Coaches, Offence, Bergevin, Bryzgalov and More

Ilya Bryzgalov - New Jersey Devils v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Five
Good AM Hab fans!

Our staff here has become suddenly prolific, with three new, excellent pieces for your reading pleasure. As always, you will find the links below.

Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated by the New Jersey Devils last night. For once, this is a prediction I got right, but I certainly never expected the series to be so expedient.

While it is popular to ladle blame on Ilya Bryzgalov — and he deserves plenty of it — it should be noted that the Flyers defence was also quite inept at times.

I mean, Kimmo Timmonen passing the puck to Bryzgalov was not especially genius, now was it?

Overall, the Broadstreet Bullies have the second most giveaways in the post-season and also rank in the bottom-five for penalty killing and shots against. However, what is most telling is their inability to protect a lead.

The Flyers are a shocking 1-6 when scoring first.

Ouch.

Habs News

HabsAddict - Montreal Canadiens Moving Forward - Part 3 - Offence

HabsAddict - Top Candidates for the Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Position

HabsAddict - Panesar and Moustakas: Marc Bergevin's First Priority?

HabsWorld.net - 2012 IIHF World Championship: Week One Recap

RDS - Le CH déjà déconstipé

TSN - Blackhawks deny speculation Quenneville's headed to Habs

Hockey News

ESPN - Devils escape the playoff shadows

ESPN - Jaromir Jagr: 'I don't want to cry'

The Hockey News - Devils send Flyers into an off-season of 'What if?'

TSN - Report: Stillman to complete purchase of Blues on Wednesday

TSN - Cullen: Devils eliminate Flyers in five

USA Today - Devils beat Flyers 3-1, reach East final

USA Today - Bryzgalov comes up small in big game

USA Today - Jaromir Jagr uncertain of return to Flyers


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