Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Live Game 7 Habs Caps Chat and some last minute notes

It’s here, judgment day for the Montreal Canadiens. Can they take out the number one seeded Washington Capitals and complete the major upset? Of course they can!

The Hockey News, who predicted a Capitals sweep, and ESPN throw in their opinions, but neither is willing to call it. Reading between the lines, THN seems to be favouring the Caps

It appears the the Canadiens will use the same lineup as in Game Six, which means Jaroslav Spacek will likely sit out again tonight, barring a last-minute game time decision my Jacques Martin.

It looks like Bruce Boudreau will toughen up his roster, by playing Scott Walker. Walker came off the ice in the morning skate ahead of the scratches.

Karl Alzner will fill in for the injured Tom Poti on the Washington blueline. He will be paired up with rookie John Carlson, whom he was played with in Hershey (AHL).

Look who’s not talking: Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin did not skate or talk to the media Wednesday morning. What’s the matter Alex, Halak got your tongue?

But look who is: I’ll be sitting in, along with other Caps and Habs bloggers and tweeters, on a live chat hosted by Steven Hindle, Washington Capitals blogger for

You can follow it in the panel below, or join it via Steven’s page.


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