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Michel Therrien's message wakes up Canadiens

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10:30 AM ET 03.09 | Carey Price wasn't selected as one of the three stars in the Canadiens' 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, but coach Michel Therrien said he was the reason the Canadiens left town with a win. "We gave up 21 shots in the second period and 11 of them were scoring chances," said Therrien. "If not for Carey Price, we would have ended up packing our bags after the second period." The Canadiens received some help with their motivation from Therrien. "We got a message from coach between the second and third periods," said Price. "I won't go into the details, but we got the message loud and clear. It was all deserved and well put."

Montreal Gazette

Michel Therrien, Francois Lacasse/NHL/Getty Images Michel Therrien, Francois Lacasse/NHL/Getty Images
March 9, 2013  10:36 AM ET

In my mind I'm going (to beat) Carolina.

<flips quarter to James Taylor>

March 9, 2013  10:39 AM ET

And not a word about the Hawks' streak coming to an end?

Still very impressive considering they picked up points in 24 straight games and 10 team don't even have 24 points yet.

March 9, 2013  10:43 AM ET

And how many 1st over all picks is it going to take to stop the oil leaks?

March 9, 2013  10:43 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

And not a word about the Hawks' streak coming to an end?

The FN way...

March 9, 2013  10:44 AM ET

I'm looking forward to PNIC.

{Penguins Night In Canada}

March 9, 2013  11:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

And not a word about the Hawks' streak coming to an end?

Because it was an inevitable non-event?

March 9, 2013  11:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

And how many 1st over all picks is it going to take to stop the oil leaks?

They need some hewers of wood. Some axemen.

Too many guys not used to doing the heavy lifting.

March 9, 2013  11:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Because it was an inevitable non-event?

That has never stopped FN.

March 9, 2013  11:12 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

They need some hewers of wood. Some axemen.

Too many guys not used to doing the heavy lifting.

I believe you are correct.

However, having a few 'axemen' clearcut upper management might be a good place to start.

March 9, 2013  11:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Because it was an inevitable non-event?

I watched it, knew it was coming as the Hawks were squeaking by these last few games.

March 9, 2013  01:47 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

And not a word about the Hawks' streak coming to an end? Still very impressive considering they picked up points in 24 straight games and 10 team don't even have 24 points yet.

Why? Who could possibly be interested in such an insignificant accomplishment? Now ... if Kessel got his pinky hurt .....!

March 9, 2013  01:52 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

They need some hewers of wood. Some axemen. Too many guys not used to doing the heavy lifting.

Agreed. And, the ones they do have (Eager, Jones, Peckham, Nick Schultz, Whitney & Co.) are not interested in the least. They consider themselves skilled forwards and offensive D-men now.

March 9, 2013  04:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Why? Who could possibly be interested in such an insignificant accomplishment? Now ... if Kessel got his pinky hurt .....!

What?? What happened to Kessel's pinky?

March 9, 2013  05:09 PM ET
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What?? What happened to Kessel's pinky?

Hang in there, drysdale! You'll be reading all about it three times a day for a whole week here as soon as it happens! ;-)

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March 10, 2013  10:09 AM ET
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I'm looking forward to PNIC.{Penguins Night In Canada}

u mean north america s team?

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