Avalanche-Canadiens: 60 Minute Effort Remains Elusive for Habs

Posted: 15th October 2009 by Rocket All Habs in NHL
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Montreal 2 Colorado 3 (Bell Centre)

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"The refs cost the Habs a win." "We got all the bad bounces." "The Canadiens deserved better."

There were plenty of explanations by the Habs faithful for the Canadiens failure to win their home opener at the Bell Centre. Perhaps each of them contained a grain of truth, but were they the reason for the loss?

It wasn't a banner night for Dave Jackson, Mark Joannette, and the rest of the NHL officiating crew. Habs fans noticed inconsistency and missed calls especially the hit from behind on Scott Gomez just prior to the third goal by the Avalanche.

To be fair, it should be acknowledged that the referees didn't count the seven men on the ice either for the Canadiens at the end ...

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