Thursday, October 18, 2007

Montreal Canadiens 5 Game Review

[Montreal Canadiens 5 Game Review takes a look at the last 5 games from an objective standpoint, with tabulations from Tobalev's game reports]

Date: Thursday October 18th, 2007


The last 5

Opponents: Carolina, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Carolina, Florida

Record: 2-1-2
Home record: 0-1-1
Away record: 2-0-1

How it happened: W - OTL - W - L - OTL

Goals for: 11
Goals against: 13

Conference ranking (Season): T4
Conference ranking (5 games): T4






Stack of pucks

Christopher Higgins (2)

Saku Koivu, Andrei Markov, Alex Kovalev (1)






Play of the set
Contender for play of the year...

We have to go back to Game 1 for this one:
The play of the game, however, has to be Saku's OT winner. A great play by Markov, Ryder and especially Higgins to give Saku an easy put-home.


5-game domers

F: Higgins (5/5); Kovalev (4/5); Kostitsyn (2/5)

D: Hamrlik (3/5); Markov (2/5)

G: Huet (3/5)




Kovalev's 5-game Assessment - Good to Very good

Flying at altitude with the wind behind him.




Scoring and statistics (Top 5 over 5):

Goalscorers: Koivu, Kovalev, Markov (2); 5 players (1)
Point-getters: Markov, Koivu (5); Kovalev (4); Higgins, Ryder (3)
Shooters: Higgins (21); Ryder (17); Kostitsyn (13); Streit, Markov, Plekanec (12)
+/-: Koivu (+3); Higgins, Hamrlik (+2); Brisebois, Kostitsyn, Ryder (+1)

GAA: Price (2.00); Huet (2.17)
Save %: Price (.929); Huet (.927)

No comments: