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Old 03-24-2008, 09:23 PM   #1
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Well, I guess we could start thinking of the playoffs now. It looks like the Canadiens will clinch a spot tonight, and move closer to first place in the East.

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Well, I guess we could start thinking of the playoffs now. It looks like the Canadiens will clinch a spot tonight, and move closer to first place in the East.

Ah, le Tricolore - what a game...

Has Detroit clinched a playoff spot yet?


(Maybe the Habs fans should start their own thread since we're so numerous and..enthusiastic!! )
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(Maybe the Habs fans should start their own thread since we're so numerous and..enthusiastic!! )
yes

And yes for Detroit.
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Horrible 3rd period At least, we won
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We jinxed it!

I'm sure Murray gave the Sens a verbal beating before the 3rd...
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Ah, le Tricolore - what a game...

Has Detroit clinched a playoff spot yet?
But of course.






Yeah, it was looking a little iffy there a month or so ago...
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Yeah, it was looking a little iffy there a month or so ago...
Not really. It's Detroit, you know they're always going to make it easily. They'll dominate the regular season, then get put out by the eighth seed.

I think if the Nucks can win tonight and tomorrow, they'll be in great position to take the whole divvy.

Of course, figuring out how to score some goals would be nice.
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Not really. It's Detroit, you know they're always going to make it easily. They'll dominate the regular season, then get put out by the eighth seed.

I think if the Nucks can win tonight and tomorrow, they'll be in great position to take the whole divvy.

Of course, figuring out how to score some goals would be nice.
I would try and act all in response to your post but sadly, you're right.

I'd be shocked if they made it past the second round this spring.
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I would try and act all in response to your post but sadly, you're right.

I'd be shocked if they made it past the second round this spring.
Everyone's saying Nashville's going to take the last spot (they play Columbus twice, St. Louis twice, and Chicago and Detroit once each) thanks to the super-easy schedule, so you'll probably be able to beat them.

I wouldn't be so sure about any opponent from the Northwest though, they're all pretty hot right now and are all making the playoffs (except Edmonton) coming through the toughest division in the league.
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I think if the Nucks can win tonight and tomorrow, they'll be in great position to take the whole divvy.

Of course, figuring out how to score some goals would be nice.


I totally agree. Too bad the game tonight is PPV, and is right when I'll be running. If I had a little portable radio player thing, I'd run with that and listen while I'm out.
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So if Washington, Buffalo and Florida lose tonight (all very possible considering their opponents 'cept Florida) and Toronto wins vs Boston, they'll be thisclose to making the playoffs.

Can you imagine the Leafs and the Habs playing each other in the first round??
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Fuck, tonight sucked.

I only heard most of the 3rd period, but it sounds like the Canucks gave up a 2 goal lead, then had some awful, stupid penalties near the end of the game.

Hopefully they'll do better tomorrow.
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Past experiences still tell me there is a total collapse on the horizon...
wow, big fucking surprise here

fucking Leafs...
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Fuck, tonight sucked.

I only heard most of the 3rd period, but it sounds like the Canucks gave up a 2 goal lead, then had some awful, stupid penalties near the end of the game.

Hopefully they'll do better tomorrow.
I watched the game, and you've summed it up pretty much exactly how it went. Need a big win tonight.
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