The Official Tank Thread / Draft Lottery Thread

Discussion in 'Montreal Canadiens' started by ottawa, Feb 2, 2018.

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Where to the habs end up in the standings?

  1. Bottom 3 (29th-31st)

    20.4%
  2. 27th or 28th (4th/5th pick)

    41.2%
  3. 26th or 27th (6th/7th pick)

    26.9%
  4. 25th or better (8th or worse pick)

    11.5%
  1. montreal

    montreal Go Habs Go

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    he was rumored to go top 10 so not off the board. People were shocked because we didn't need a goalie at the time.

    David Fischer was more off the board at the time despite being a 6'5 smooth skating puck moving defensemen.
     
  2. Kimota

    Kimota KING IN THE NORTH!

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    So at what position the Habs ended up at?
     
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    4th last
     
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    Kimota KING IN THE NORTH!

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    Thanks. That's not so bad even though #3 was realistic.
     
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    And Rielly, and Audette, and Verbeek.

    And let's not forget, when you hear the name Shae Weber.
     
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    Phillip The Third ... line center ?

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    Top 10 is not top 5. It was a shock. No one expected it regardless of needs, which is a stupid way to draft anyway because you never know what your needs will be.

    BTW here's HF's mock draft back then :
    Hockey's Future 2005 Staff Mock Draft - Hockey's Future

    Price went #19, so it was a surprise.

    It's as if with that #4 pick we got Farabee or Hayton.
     
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    Phillip The Third ... line center ?

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    Still Timmins.
     
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    Yes, it was a shock. There is a video of the CBJ staff's response to the news that they were selecting Price. It was ''are you ****ting you me?''
     
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    Habaneros Habs Cup champs 2010

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    The 2018 Draft was a wild one for the Montreal Canadiens who used the 4th overall pick and selected Mattias Samuelsson, D, 6-foot-4, 217 pounds (USNTDP): Big, strong, and safe defenceman. Son of former NHLer Kjell Samuelsson who was projected as a late first round pick in the 2o18 Draft.HFboards immediately crashed after the announced pick, and will be down for a minimum of 2 weeks until they can afford new servers.
     
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    A Trudeau would have to enact martial law in Montreal for a second time. lol
     
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    jaffy27 From Russia wth Pain

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    It will go down in history as "The Samuelson Riot" as half the city was burned down, hooligans from all corners of Quebec made their way to this orgy of destruction.........
     
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    MasterDecoy Who took my beer?

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    Without checking, didn't they end up drafting brule?
     
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    Lol, yes. Yes they did.
     
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    MasterDecoy Who took my beer?

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    Well karma is a ***** I guess :laugh:
     
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    He was rumored to go at #9, ISS had him going top 10. Taking someone top 5 instead of top 10 isn't going off the board imo, it's just taking them earlier then expected.
     
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    Could not believe Habs drafted a goalie at 5 even then. Now we see how that turns out.
     
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    Change the title to Lose for Hughes

    This team gonna tank so hard again and Bergevin will be on thesaurus.com looking for synonyms to Attitude and Character.

    Maybe disposition or countenance will be to blame next year.
     
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    Neither brule or price have won a cup so who gives a ****.
     
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    Come on, now. At least Price has a trophy case.
     
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    A bit late but here it is...we all already know what it looks like

    Standings (as of April 9th)

    ------OddsTeamGPPtsGames Remaining
    267.5%Vancouver8273
    278.5%Detroit8273
    289.5%Montreal8271
    2911.5%Arizona8270
    3013.5%Ottawa8267
    3118%Buffalo8262
    For our chances at a top 3 pick : NHL Lottery Simulator - NHL Draft Odds
     
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    No joke, Habs next year have a better chance falling down the standings with Bergevin trying to compete then if he was purposely trying to tank.
     
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    MasterDecoy Who took my beer?

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    Right, that old nugget.

    So the sedins, Thornton, lundqvist, ovechkin.... who gives a **** right?
     
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    A lot of people had Price a lot higher then #19. But you’re right about the top 10. People wouldn’t have been surprised if he went there but it wasn’t expected. What threw people off was us picking him up when we were so deep in goalie depth. So much so that we could trade Garon for what was considered a low return and had signed Danis and had Halak who both looked like they could be goalies of the future at the time.
     
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    I heard after Marcel Dionne retired, the Kings management was caught on tape saying "**** that loser and his 700 goals" because he never won a cup.
     
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