Fightin' Words from Big Georges

It looks like Montreal Canadiens enforcer Georges Laraque is trying to stir the pot before this series gets underway. Laraque did an interview in French with radio station CKAC in Montreal. According to Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, Laraque implied that Shawn Thornton is afraid of him and out of his league when it comes to the rough stuff.

According to Zeisberger's translation, this is what Laraque said:

On Shawn Thornton:
"When we dropped the gloves in Montreal, I fell. I'm out of his league. He's way too small for me. Actually, some of his teammates told me he was shaking in his boots before the game. He really didn't want to face me. If he wants to dance in Boston it will be my pleasure to go with him. I'll make sure the crowd quiets down really fast."

On the B's-Habs series:
"Of course I'd like to also fight with Milan Lucic and Zdeno Chara but I have to be careful. In the playoffs they'll eject you immediately."

On the last meeting of the regular season:
"I have never seen a team get roughed-up as badly as the Bruins roughed us up last week," Laraque continued. "I'm sure that if they play that kind of hockey during the playoffs, guys will get suspended. I understand why they played that way. They didn't want to face us in the first round. They wanted to face the Panthers."
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Stanley Cup of Chowder

You must be a member of Stanley Cup of Chowder to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Stanley Cup of Chowder. You should read them.

Join Stanley Cup of Chowder

You must be a member of Stanley Cup of Chowder to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Stanley Cup of Chowder. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker