Day Off Notes From Both Teams, Including Coach Lou.

 

Based On Past Performance, I Wouldn't Be Offering Advice Louie. Source: Chicago Sun Times

So Roberto Luongo goes for a walk before game 5 and wins, and the media jumps all over what a great idea that was.  helped him relax, get his thoughts together, and focus.  What, is this the first time a player ever went for a stroll before a game?  How many different ways can the media say what a great idea this was?  He won a game by a score of 1-0.  Yes he was good, but his opponent the Boston Bruins weren’t generating much offence either.  You know I saw Louie talking a stroll one night in Chicago on State and Rush street.  Nobody talked about that.  Oh yea, that was game six which he lost to the Hawks.  Note to Claude Julien, put Tyler Seguin on the ice.  MORE!.

And now since Bobby is such an accomplished goaltender, (phoey) he’s critiqueing the style of Boston’s Tim Thomas. Check this out at Puck Daddy. I would suggest that Bobby stick to stopping pucks, as this series isn’t over yet.

Here’s today’s practice day transcripts with Bobby Lose, and the Sedin Sisters.

The Bruins meanwhile need to get back to the way they played in games three and four and have a much better start then they did on Friday.  Home ice for each team had proved to be almost as important as whether special teams are working or not.  The Bruins will also need to be more physical as the Canucks out hit them by a wide margin in game five as well.

Here’s the practice day transcripts for Boston with Patrice Bergeron and Dennis Seidenberg, who are staying away from giving goaltending advice.

In Alain Vigneault’s remarks he discusses how he doesn’t need to be firm with the Twins as they have contributed a whopping two points to Vancouver’s plight.  Why, afraid they might crumble under additional pressure?  Although he does give credit to Boston’s goaltender and defense.

Finally Bruins coach Claude Julien takes offence to a question about the team’s consistency and then laughs about it.  He closes by saying how the team is prepared, focused, and is aware of the task at hand.

Game six is a must win for Boston, but just as much as they need to win to stay alive, winning the fourth game of any series is always the hardest one to win.  The Canucks will need to get more than one goal, as they haven’t found the net very often in this series.  The sisters need to show up, regardless of the Bruins game plan.  Henrietta and Daniella must get their noses dirty and find the open spaces on the ice to create scoring chances.  Oh crap, I’m handing out advice to a team I want to lose….nevermind.

If the Bruins play physical, and Thomas is sharp, I see no reason why we won’t see a game seven on Wednesday night.  Just what the Canucks and their fans need to make them even more nervous!

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Topics: Alain Vigneault, Boston Bruins, Claude Julien, Dennis Seidenberg, Patrice Bergeron, Roberto Luongo, Tyler Seguin, Vanciouver Canucks

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