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Canadiens vs. Oilers Top Six Minutes: The Canadiens are outmatched, again

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.


  • Galchenyuk on the wing, because of course…
  • … I am already out of ice cream, because I needed calming down after the previous news. /

First Period

  • And we are off!
  • Big blast from Emelin, has he taken lessons from Weber?
  • Andrighetti…? 😂😂😂
  • The McDavid’s seems to be difficult to handle for the first pairing of Emelin and Weber.
  • McDavid is getting the Subban booing treatment, but we all want him in a Montreal jersey when he becomes a free agent.
  • Radulov is going beast mode 👀
  • De La Rose!!!! – and of course he misses the net. By a country mile.
  • Montoya with a huge save!/

Second Period

  • Okay, time to make this game interesting, for every minute without a goal – take a shot of alcohol!
  • Video review…. No Goal!
  • And even the video review has a sponsor, you can never complain about European advertisement again. P.S. McDavid is sponsored by the company that sponsors the Oilers powerplays. Coincidence? No. No it is not.
  • Four-on-One, still no goal for Edmonton, because you know, the General is back.
  • McDavid draws his third penalty of the game… Emelin to the sin-bin, bit of a dive the blade was the wrong way to hook someone.
  • Pleks gets a call, and we have a PowerKill™️… (actually it wasn’t that bad). /

Third Period

  • L’Arttiste🎨 centers it for Plekanec who misses the net… it’s meant to finish 0-0.
  • This game will be available to buy on dvd for new parents as kids will fall asleep with-in minutes of it being played.
  • No one saw that coming right – Shaw to the box…!
  • Good steal by JDLR, the General and Pleks almost scores.
  • Close but no cigar for the boy that should not be named. /

Over Time / Shootout

  • L’Arttiste🎨 sets up Weber and almost nets with a deflection form infront of the net.
  • Draisait opens the scoring.
  • And Montreal can’t hit a barn wall from the inside, all misses in the shoot out. They lose 1-0, and put forward yet another weak effort./

EOTP 3 Stars

3. R.I.P. your liver.

2. Told ya.

  1. Never heard of him!

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