Posted 29 March 2012 - 08:56 AM
Hey this is a forum for peoples thoughts so keep posting them, but I love how folks try to predict something. And even more so when trying to use history in their prediction.
The players aren't held to history, they create history.
In '95, the upstart Devils facing the Wings. Who predicted it would be a Sweep ? and for the Devils ?
Devils: 22-18-8 52 points. 136 GF, 121 GA +15 goals
Wings: 33-11-4 70 points 180 GF, 117 GA +63 goals
Final: 4-0 Devs 16 GF, 7 GA
They gotta play the games to see how it turns out. Everything before hand is just hot air.
Well, yeah, of course, no one can predict these things with 100% accuracy, no matter how knowledgable they are, or how much they watch the games. No one could've predicted that the '95 Devils would suddenly turn back into the '94 Devils come playoff time, after looking like the '96 Devils for almost all of the regular season.
Doesn't mean we all can't speculate what we THINK might happen, and share our reasons why.
EDIT: Speaking of '95, they had a classic series show on the NHL channel about the '95 series...they showed a pre-game interview with some of the Wings (like Yzerman) before Game 4, and you could see how stunned they all were...none of them could believe they were trailing 3-0 in that series.
Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 29 March 2012 - 09:11 AM.
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