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A Dream Within A Dream

As if still in a dream, the slowly building tempo of Dick Dale and his Del Tones’ Peter Gunn coaxed me into the early hours of the morning. I rose into the darkness and staggered out of bed to begin the day searching through my mind fog when it hit me like Alex Ovechkin on...

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Canadiens Outlast Caps 2-1 to Win Quarterfinal Series

By Rodger M. Wood It was a great team effort, Canadiens goalie, Jaroslav Halak, and veteran defensemen, Roman Hamrlik, Josh Gorges, Hal Gill and youngster, Ryan O’Byrne playing together to beat the #1 seeded Washington Capitals 2-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup quarterfinals.Montreal scored first on an offensive zone penalty power play in...

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Hot Canadien Goalie Stops Caps 4-1 in Game 6

By Rodger M. WoodI thought I was dreaming tonight. I saw Montreal greats, Patrick Roy, Ken Dryden, and Jacque Plante, all in goal tonight for the Canadiens stopping the 52 shots the Caps put on net.The Caps went down 2-0 early in the first period at the Bell Center. The Canadiens then weathered three periods...

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Varly Stands on Head To Give Caps A 6-3 Win

By Rodger M. Wood The pressure put on 21 year old Caps goalie Semyon Varlamov the first two periods of Game 4 tonight at Montreal was ferocious, but the young net minder, performing magic in the nets, was up to the test.Alex Ovechkin opened up the scoring with a power play goal midway through the...

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