Saturday, November 13, 2010

Storm Warning in Effect for Montreal Area: Canes Preview and Open Thread

 
General storm warning announced for the greater Montreal area this evening, as an embarrassed and angry set of Hurricanes make their way into the city.  CFCF 12 Stormwatch has all your details. 

Batten down the hatches: Canes expected to hit Bell Centre Ice at 7:00 pm.  Live coverage of the storm on CBC and RDS.

Clouds on the horizon: Canes are right at .500, but coming off an 8-1 whipping versus Philly.  Habs have taken two straight and only given up one goal in the process.

Raining pucks:  Eric Staal and rookie Jeff Skinner are going at a point per game pace.  Old stormy weather Sergei Samsanov still around driving coaches crazy.  For the Habs, did last game wake up Gio and Gomez?  Let's hope.

Stock up on Molsons and Steamies:
The defence lead by PFK and Markov is starting to assert itself.  Canes defence isn't stocked with superstars but they are a solid, dependable group lead by Joni Pitkanen and Joe Corvo.

Retaining walls are your best friend in a hurricane:
Carey Price gets 16th start of the season.  Look for enigma Cam Ward (is he elite or not?) to start with for the Whalercanes.

Distant early warning system: Check out Canes Country for details on the upcoming storm from Raleigh.

After the storm breaks: Outside to clean up.  Hope nothing falls on your car windshield.

148 comments:

Oleg Petrov said...

First post!!!1!!1!!!

I like ominous opposite-of-jinxing game previews. Seemed to work well against Vancouver. Wait - am I jinxing it by alluding to it?

Moey said...

I'm sporting my Duck's Koivu jersey today to give Gomez some inspiration and to jinx the Canes. I'm still pissed about the eye injury in the playoffs. If it wasn't for that we could've beat those fuckers.

GoldenGirl11 said...

Sorry all. Look for the Canes to shut us out. I know this because I'm going to the game. I'll be sure to say hi to Max in the penalty box. I'm sitting right next to him.

moeman said...

Have fun GG.

GoldenGirl11 said...

@Moe
I hope so. If not I'll be the obnoxious girl sitting in the front row on her iphone all night.

Orangeman said...

@GG: As long as you're not the dufus in the front row who stands up and waves at the camera evreytime it pans his way, like in this day and age it's an acheivement to be videotaped. Oh, and have fun!

GoldenGirl11 said...

@orange
No chance. But I will hoist my 14 year old onto my shoulders at least once if that's ok.

Number31 said...

Evacuation 5-hole. I'll be trapped at my aunt's smelly house where I'll be as sad as her cat. Don't even think I can keep tabs through my DSi as I think she's still on fucking dialup.

GYFH!!!

Orangeman said...

GG: I say go for it. It would be a sight to see, and worst case scenerio I hear the Bell Centre has the top medical staff in the league.

HabsFan29 said...

i have a yearning for some hot dogs. and a stubby

GoldenGirl11 said...

@Orange
Dr. Mulder can handle anything.

O'b on the ticket tonight.

iRiRi said...

I smell free wings.

GYFHG!!!

not Sergio Momesso said...

Couple of Abe Hefter gripes. 1. why is he always disparaging the opinions of the people in the 'cheap seats' My Grandfather used to sit up in the cheap seats and he had no opinions. and 2. Why does he keep asking "where are all the Carey Price haters now?" People criticized Carey Price because he played like crap, now that he's playing better, they are silent. We just want to cheer a team which has a goalie which plays well, you fuck. GHG!!!

HabsFan29 said...

oh shut up about Kadri, CBC.

let's get this show on the road

moeman said...

G Y F H !

Orangeman said...

Just like to reiterate that being back stateside (Canuckside?), Saturday night hockey is fantastic. Beer and nightime, don't take it for granted kids. Took a walk around the Old Port today and then up through the Latin Quarter. And they have the Christmas lights up on St. Cats!

Not to mention the Leafs are calling some 20 year old call up the 'saviour'. Life is good for tonight.

And Youppi on HNIC!

HabsFan29 said...

ugh. bob cole

Moey said...

@Ri,

Thanks for the ilatte today, it was delish!

iRiRi said...

@Moey - You're very welcome! I promise to buy you a cocktail next time!

At least Price is on.

Orangeman said...

CBC really needs to stop these AA, organ donation and girl discrimination commercials for HNIC. I'm not saying we need all beer and truck commercials and these messages are important, but can I just forget about my current problems, future problems and past/present and future problems, respectively, for just a couple of hours?

HabsFan29 said...

these penalties are gonna kill us sooner or later

Orangeman said...

So it's Big Tits' fault that the guy ducked and got glanced by an elbow? It's going to be 'that' kind of game. No, I haven't forgotten Saku's lasik eye surgery via a Cane stick at centre ice.

moeman said...

Canucks are sucking.

HabsFan29 said...

Carey showed up

Orangeman said...

Hint: Saying "that worked against Edmonton" doesn't actually mean anything.

WOOOOOOOOOOOO!

HabsFan29 said...

PleXXXe!!

iRiRi said...

PleXXXe!

moeman said...

Ple X X X e!

bea.habs.fan said...

WOOT WOOT
plexx scores to thank GG for her awesome pics

moeman said...

A 3-way PleXXXe. 29, iRiRi should take us out for cocktails.

iRiRi said...

Sure. You guys don't drink much, right?

moeman said...

iDo.

iRiRi said...

Hey, Kirk. *swoons*

moeman said...

Rds' Joel says TFS has been 'massive'. Discuss.

Orangeman said...

Shameful moment, did anyone hear that Stones song for that video game in the last commercial break? What is the name of that song? It's the one with the woman singing with Mick in the chorus. My father would beat me openly if he knew I had to ask this.

Orangeman said...

Squid!

HabsFan29 said...

Squid!!!

iRiRi said...

Plexxxe!!!

*orders another round*

moeman said...

Squid!

iRiRi said...

Um, I totally meant Squid.

bea.habs.fan said...

holy moly
everyone is scoring!
well at least all those that haven't for a while

iRiRi said...

Is it me or Gill is extra slow tonight?

moeman said...

That'll cost ya iRi.

moeman said...

Canucks unsucking.

Orangeman said...

My feed keeps trying to integrate a subway commerical so, for example, Price just turned into a ham sandwich.

So no takers on the Stones song? It's killing me. If only I had a machine at my finger tips that offered me access to all the information in the world. Oh well...back to porn for the intermission.

iRiRi said...

@o-man - if only you had an iPhone... Sorry. Couldn't resist.

Orangeman said...

@iRiRi: I can't have nice things.

But seriously, it's a popular song. Where's moeman? Whenever I have one of these moments I think of that Married with Children ep where Al goes to various record stores looking for the song that sounds like "Hmmm...Hmmm...Him". Lord, another Dad reference. I better call him. And his doctor.

Orangeman said...

It's just a shot away.

That's the name. It took all of entering "Stones it's" into a youtube search field. Now I can go back to drinking my liver away without concern for the way my gender rules the worl....oh shit, more CBC PSAs.

moeman said...

I'm here 0-man but did not see the commercial. WatCHin' rds. iRiRi you install the Shazam app yet?

GoldenGirl11 said...

May I just say HEY LINESMAN! GET YOUR ASS OUT OF MY FACE!!!

Let me just say Oh. My. God. No idea what's going on in the game but Moen has in ingrown hair in his nose which is driving me nuts.

moeman said...

Gimme Shelter.

iRiRi said...

@moe - duh!

iRiRi said...

"Lapierre n'est pas d'accord"

When is he ever?

bea.habs.fan said...

all those penalties are goign to come bck and bite us in the ass

Orangeman said...

YES! That's it. I was having a hard enough time trying to remember the chorus ("its just a shot away"), so I accepted that. Thank you moeman. It seems so obvious now.....

Wait, what, there's a hockey game on?

Orangeman said...

Too many years of living in a country where "Boom boom in my room" was considered high culture. I would have been offended by the constant N-words, if they were at least pronounced correctly. Or in context even.

Orangeman said...

Listen Panasonic, I paid some guy thousands to shoot lasers in my eyes so I didn't have to wear glasses while I watched TV anymore. Now you want me to pay thousands to buy a TV that requires me to wear glasses?

Capitalism is flawed.

Bill 101 said...

@ oman: I'm getting the phantom sandwich too. I find it a bit bothersome.

But at least we dont have to put up with Habs players' nose hair troubles. phew!

HabsFan29 said...

another dumb squid penalty.

and there you go, it cost us

iRiRi said...

Thanks a lot, Squid.

b.h.f said...

fuck
see previous comment

Orangeman said...

Booo!

That is all.

iRiRi said...

You tell 'em, Gio.

iRiRi said...

FFS

HabsFan29 said...

Kosto!

er, crap!

Orangeman said...

Okkkkkaaaaayyyyy, going to give up on Gimme Shelter. I just started the firt time, they score. I wait a minute, think it's BS, try again, exact same 15 second mark of song they score again. It's the Beatles from now on.

b.h.f said...

exHabs screwing us
again

HabsFan29 said...

nice shot Gio!

moeman said...

Gio!

iRiRi said...

GIO!!!

Orangeman said...

Captain Gio!

bea.h.f said...

GIO!!!!!!!!!!!

moeman said...

Max!

iRiRi said...

MAX!!!

Orangeman said...

Holy fuck! Fire wagon hockey!

bea,hf said...

OMG
Lapierre

who is this team

HabsFan29 said...

yeehaw!

bea.hf said...

and there goes the goalie
something about a human sieve

iRiRi said...

Deja vu, much? Does Peters give up another 4?

Orangeman said...

I'd like to apologize for my dabble into the Rolling Stones. Because apparently that's the only thing holding this team back tonight. Beatles it is.

Habs are bigger than Jesus.

Orangeman said...

GG: I'm pretty jealous that you get to see this game.

FUCK YES!

HabsFan29 said...

CHicken wings for all!

moeman said...

CHicken wings for all!

iRiRi said...

CHicken Wings!!!

bea.h.f said...

free wings people
icecream meth just around the corner

moeman said...

Now that is weird!!!

bea.h.f said...

the way things are goign by the end of this game every forward will have their name on the score sheet

iRiRi said...
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iRiRi said...

I ♥ us!

Orangeman said...

Wow 29 and moe. Is there a FHF re-education camp that makes you do that? I don't yet understand this free wing phenomenon, but trust me I will soon.

I want to listen to the song in the intermission but I'm afraid that Cammy will trip over a towel and break both his arms. It's like Altamont all over again.

Orangeman said...

Oh good, CBC is talking about the Leafs AGAIN. Nothing else going on. I remember September 11 2001, breaking news from CBC: LEAFS CUT PRACTICE SHORT 15 MINUTES!

moeman said...

Heh, Milbury says Jeff Carter's new contract is a conspiracy against, wait for it, brian burke. Fucking hnic leaf blower.

GoldenGirl11 said...

@Orange
You just have no idea.

I plucked Moen's hair which may be what got things back on track. Staal has a rip in his shorts. I will not sew it up so I think we're good.

moeman said...

GG, does CHokula wear make-up?

HabsFan29 said...

Ca-rey! Ca-rey!

iRiRi said...

CAREY!!!

Orangeman said...

That save was fucking sick.

moeman said...

W O W !

Orangeman said...

Between the Stones and the Habs domination tonight I may be experiencing what my dad went through in the 60s-70s. I belive he refered to it as 'happiness'.

That save will be on every sports reel for the decade.

bea.hf said...

cbc commentators praising Price?
do they know he's not a Laff?

Orangeman said...

GG: You hit the jackpot tongiht.

bea.hf said...

penalty for the gesture? or the intent?
kind of fuzzy even if in our favor

Orangeman said...

A minute and a half into the PP Bob Cole is still complaining that it shouldn't have been a penalty. There, an equalling call. Happy old man?

HabsFan29 said...

oh god no

iRiRi said...

WHY, GOD, WHY?!

Orangeman said...

Oh, fuck shit motherfucker.

Flying Toaster said...

i love this game!! listening to it on the radio at work (actually, using my boss' laptop he forgot in his office with volume at max to hear it). it's just funny how every time a customer asked me for the score i'd have to crrect myself because someone would score.too bad i cant see that price save. JESUS (Price) SAVES!!!1 D

beahabsfan said...

OH fuck

GoldenGirl11 said...

Right knee. Ow.

iRiRi said...

Is this karma for trading OB?

Flying Toaster said...

what happened? he hurt his knee? blew it out? bent it the opposite way it's supposed to? an alien burst out of it? D:

bea,habs,fan said...

@FT
it's tooo traumatic.
going over what happened is giving us PTS

HabsFan29 said...

Tits!

moeman said...

Tits via sausage.

iRiRi said...

Big Tits!!!

4 point night for PleXXXe!

Orangeman said...

Is that 5 PPGs in the last 3 games?

/faints

moeman said...

DarCHE!

beahf said...

TITS FOR ALL

if Gomez scores - everyone the two first lines will ahve scored

and Darche doe sit instead- I'll take it

iRiRi said...

DarCHE Vader!!!

bea.habsfan said...

they're scoring so fast, i can't type fast enough

iRiRi said...

Is the PP back to No. 1 yet?

Orangeman said...

Oh god yes. Another PPG. Another G, fuck it. I don't remember the last time they blew someone out.

Flying Toaster said...

w00t! atleast we got Tits tonight (and i totally envy you right now GG. all i get is internet radio feed D: ) WV:t don't WORRU, be... happu? also.. wtfZ Darche!!!

iRiRi said...

GG needs to move into the Bell

HabsFan29 said...

it's bittersweet til i hear some vodkov news

Orangeman said...

Better rush to Tronna! Because even the Queen gives a shit! Oh, wait, they're losing? They gave up a lead? An EN? Yes, I'll take seconds.

iRiRi said...

I could watch those TFS-PFK low fives on a loop and NEVER. GET. BORED.

bea.habs,fan said...

i agree with iriri.
we should get GG tickets to every game - she's definitely the Habs good luck charm

Orangeman said...

CBC: "This is a good game for the Leafs. They have to lose a few before they can win some!" Jim, don't lower yourself to the Leaf strocking of the CBC.

moeman said...

Fucking leaf losing is icing on da cake.

GoldenGirl11 said...

And a game signed puck! Woohoo!

Orangeman said...

Is it wrong that I can't take too much happiness from Burke suffering because he lost a child less than a year ago. I could make a joke about Toronto copying Montreal here, but I will not. I wish all sorts of pain on the Leafs organization, but I'd rather not have to look at Burke while doing so.

Flying Toaster said...

arfadalidotoodoodlemyrinekagip!!! i want that puck!!q

GoldenGirl11 said...

Plek skated over, tossed the puck and my kid jumped highest. His comment was "it's all about who wants it more, mum". Perfect game.

moeman said...

Awesome GG! We need a pic of dat puck!!!

Orangeman said...

A perfect end to a perfect Montreal day.

Orangeman said...

GG: Time to hit the casino. Just leave the window cracked for the kids. Don't worry, kids occupy themsleves. Just put a table spoon of vodka in their sprite.

WV: woockee. As in Star Wars. I'm too lazy to make a sentence.

iRiRi said...

I saw that on TV! He really DID jump the highest!

Steve said...

hat trick, Habs win Bruins and laffs lose. Laffs lose on a whiffle ball from the point, and Kadri gets in on a three on one and stick checks himself. Every time he is on the ice the fuckers praise how well the line is playing, well he makes Lego look like Le Gros Lego.

Chocula is going for the presidents cup, sorry but its not worth it, if only because it means Bettman will come to Montreal.

End of the line for the TFS bandwagon starts in Kingston.

GYFH

iRiRi said...

TFS!!!

GoldenGirl11 said...

We're extra excited that he hasn't atrophied on the sofa all these months. He can move!!!

moeman said...

Hug your kids folks. Sens coaching member Luke Richardson just lost his daughter to suicide. She was only 14. May she R. I. P.

Moey said...

I really hope Andre Orr, er Markov's knee isn't serious. I'm a lot more worried about his long term career than our Habs.

Godspeed Marky.

Flying Toaster said...

shit. you serious moeman? where'd you read/hear that? :/ WV: Spacek a soir a joue COMPOPIR

moeman said...

tsn broke the news.

Orangeman said...

moeman, I know I was half-joking earlier, but losing a kid is BS. I have no kids nor want any. But that is not cool and I simply can't wish more hardship on someone who's experienced it. I believe it's why Gainey ultimately bowed out quietly. And to suicide. I don't have kids, but I'm going out to pet the neighbourhood stray cat on that one.

Orangeman said...

Love it, TSN is selling the game as a 6-2 final. Might be a simple typo. In light of recent news I'm more forgiving. Or it's a passive-aggressive tone given their pet team's display.

Number31 said...

I'd like to harpoon Staal's knees, fucktard. Classic knee-on-knee and then a full Oscar on the wiggly arm waves. WAY TO PUT A DARK CLOUD OVER AN AWESOME SMACKDOWN. Sigh. Markov was so pissed he may have broken his hand punching the board there.