Expos-ing The Sleeve

This might not be the right time to throw in something not exactly 2014 playoffs-related considering the thumping the boys took yesterday, but what do want me to do, rehash the nightmare? I’ve already done that.

I just thought the following might be of interest, that’s all.

After the Rocket passed away in May of 2000, the Montreal Expos played the rest of the season with number 9 patches on their sleeves in tribute to the great hero, who, I might add, gave the New York Rangers plenty of trouble in his day.

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3 thoughts on “Expos-ing The Sleeve”

  1. Re Price 3:01 pm . Say some prayers people.

    There’s a question mark hanging over goaltender Carey Price as the Canadiens prepare to meet the New York Rangers in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference final Monday night at the Bell Centre (8 p.m., CBC, RDS, TSM-690 Radio).
    http://www.montrealgazette.com/sports/hockey/montreal-canadiens/Still+word+whether+Price+will+play/9853133/story.html

    Therrien said Price took a therapy day. “We’ll see if he’s ready to go tomorrow.” It will most likely be a game-time decision.

  2. this is wilde from CTV |Optimistic no matter what… what it means is that should Price not play the team and goalies are gonna have to play nonstop champion style hockey saints on ice… the thing about the gazette article is mentioning bad blood, well if that’s what it takes to get us over this, well then let it flow so it Pumps the Habs. THe whole thing is controversial and disturbing. What ought to have happend, the more I think about it was that guy crashing ought to have been Given goalie interference and maybe more ..
    http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/call-of-the-wilde-coping-with-the-loss-looking-to-the-future-1.1826792

  3. ‘It was an optional. P.K. [Subban] didn’t skate either, does that worry you too,” asked Weise with a laugh, referring to the four players who also weren’t on the ice on Sunday, including Subban, Josh Gorges, Tomas Plekanec and Lars Eller. “[Carey] takes almost every option, whether it’s morning skate or an optional. He’s got to get his rest – he holds us in there every night.”
    http://canadiens.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=719803&navid=DL|MTL|home
    Alright maybe I am wrong. That article is more optimistic about Price… just the same they gotta play on fire.! Parry and Pray!

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