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Worth a shot: Habs consult with sports psychologist

Feb 3, 2012, 6:38 PM EDT

Remember the scene in The Natural when the sports psychologist is brought in to talk to the Knights?


The mind is a strange thing, men.

We must begin by asking it…”What is losing?”

Losing is a disease…as contagious as polio.          

Losing is a disease…as contagious as syphilis.

Losing is a disease…as contagious as bubonic plague…

Yeah, I think the Habs just got the same speech.

The Montreal Gazette reports the Canadiens had a session with sports shrink David Scott this morning before practice.

Lars Eller wouldn’t reveal particulars of Scott’s message to the players, beyond allowing the consultant said “some really good things we can take with us.”

In November, Scott spoke to the OHL’s Peterborough Petes on the subject of confidence, which he believes is the “single most important mental skill in the game. Not just in the game, but, probably, in life.”

No truth to the rumor Scott was traded to Calgary after accusing the Habs of having a losing mentality.

  1. habsman - Feb 3, 2012 at 7:31 PM

    Oh Oh, I can feel some piling-on coming.

    OK trolls, have at it, we deserve it.

    • bigbear42 - Feb 3, 2012 at 7:42 PM

      I guess Ill start

      Are the fans going to complain if he doesnt speak French?

    • dcal4282 - Feb 3, 2012 at 7:43 PM

      bad things happen when you drink Jobu’s rum.

  2. trbowman - Feb 3, 2012 at 8:28 PM

    lol, the Habs suck.

  3. danphipps01 - Feb 4, 2012 at 1:40 AM

    “Oh, one last thought – this isn’t really a psych thing so much as common sense, but have you ever thought of hiring a GOOD #1D instead of P.K. Subban?”

  4. dougr42 - Feb 4, 2012 at 12:35 PM

    They need hats for sticks. Keep sticks warm.

  5. revansrevenant - Feb 4, 2012 at 7:52 PM

    So what you’re trying to say here is that the Habs have the clap?

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