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Canadiens vs Panthers Top Six Minutes: Someone Save Nemo

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Antti Niemi absolutely stood on his head, but the Habs gave him nothing to work with.

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For our new readers and members, the Top Six Minutes is a continuation of the discussion in the game thread. We try to keep it light and entertaining. Full recaps are up the morning after every game.

Yooooo Roberto Luongo's mask is SWEET.

First Period

  • Huh. This is actually a pretty good start?
  • Oh my goddddd Habs, why are you like this.
  • Apparently Niemi is Antti-breakaway.
  • Desi why are you fighting Ekdad.
  • On the plus side, hahahah I'll take five minutes of Ekblad off the ice!!
  • Paulie, the puck is supposed to go in the net, not you.
  • BYRON'S GOT AN A. SINCE WHEN HAS BYRON HAD AN A?
  • ping
  • And now McCarron is fighting. Boy this game got nasty fast.
  • DANIEL. WHAT A MOVE.
  • Oh Mango.
  • Huh. That was a pretty nice move from Brett Lernout.
  • Oh lord. Aaron.
  • ROOOOOSSSSSIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.
  • Take that, Ekdad.
  • You're kidding. No. Damn it. screaming
  • Get another one for Rosie. Now. He deserves it.
  • Ok boys, get that goal back.
  • Well, that was an...eventful first period.

Second Period

  • That's the second time Petry has blown a tire at an inopportune moment.
  • Dear Hockey Gods, please do not break my son.
  • Dear Hockey Gods, please do not break Jeff.
  • More screaming
  • Antti Niemi is on fire.
  • Guys, please get it out. Niemi can only stand on his head for so long...
  • Oh no...Lu....
  • ISTG Habs. Get Niemi a goal. He deserves it so much right now.
  • This is not what I meant, Habs.

Third Period

  • Get Nemo a goal. Get Nemo a goal.
  • Go sit in the box and feel shameeeee.
  • Even more screaming
  • HABS TAKE CARE OF NEMO, DAMN IT.
  • THAT'S NOT WHAT I MEANT.
  • God damn it Habs.
  • #SaveNemo
  • Oh god the post.
  • Someone, anyone, GET NEMO A F***ING GOAL.
  • Even MORE screaming
  • And to think that this game started out so well...
  • SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT.
  • SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT. SHUT OUT.
  • I think the Hockey Gods hate Daniel Carr. And it's grossly unfair.
  • Nemo to the bench.
  • Come on break the shut out.
  • Well, at least they didn't add insult to injury?
  • Dear Habs. You all owe Niemi a drink. Or five.
  • Habs lose 2-0.

Highlight of the night

Nope.

EOTP 3 Stars