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Education: Bialik High School Class of 2013, Dawson College Class of 2015, McGill Political Science Student. Born and raised in Montreal, the Canadiens have always been a big part of my life. What started out as a way to blow off some steam after a tough loss in the 2011 playoffs eventually became a popular hit with Facebook friends around the internet. On PGT, I like to dissect each and every Habs game and promote discussion about the team. Other interests: Aside from Hockey and sports in general, I love music. During the summer I work for Camp Wingate, a sleep-away sports camp just north of Montreal. Favourite places in Webspace: If you are looking for the latest news around the NHL, visit For more Montreal Canadiens talk, visit, or

Eastern Conference Finals: Thoughts on Game 5 vs. New York

1) With their second win in the ECF, this is officially the best Habs' best playoff run since '93.

2) Whoever found playoff Rene Bourque, thank you. 9 regular season goals, 8 playoff goals.

3) John Moore better get 2 games for that hit on Weise. Filthy, just like Prust's hit.

4) Josh Gorges is on a mission; to kill Dustin Tokarski. For some reason, Gorges has ended up on top of Ticker, alone or with a Ranger, at least 5 times this series. He must be pretty good friends with Budaj.

5) The big guns stepped up tonight. Big games from Galchenyuk, Plekanec, Pacioretty, Markov, Bourque and Eller. That Subban guy wasn't bad either.

6) I love Brian Gionta, but he has pretty much played himself out of a contract for next year. Worse than his 14 straight games without a goal is the fact that he has yet to even affect the outcome of a game in this series. Same goes for Plekanec, however, things may change with his goal tonight.

7) Bourque, Weise and Eller were incredible tonight. All 3 guys brought their 'A' games.

8) I love the way Tokarski rebounded from the Rangers' 3 unanswered goals. He stayed calm, and played a hell of a third period.

9) These Montreal Canadiens are a resilient bunch.

10) Bold prediction: There will be a game 7.

Next game is Thursday, 8 PM at MSG

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