Posted 14 March 2012 - 06:20 AM
fvck it. Flush it and move on.
Yeah, pretty much. One of those nights. And the Flyers aren't slouches.
The one thing that worries me about this team come playoff time is how much they'll produce offensively...they've been shut out in 3 of the last nine games, and were nearly shutout in the Islander game. As we've also seen, they can score (3+ goals in five out of their last nine). I just can't get a good read on them...sometimes it doesn't seem like it's terribly hard to shut them down, but then they'll pop in 3 or 4 the next game. I'm really hoping the 25+ crowd of Elias, Clarkson, Parise and Kovy can keep up what they're doing come playoff time, and others can continue to sprinkle in goals here and there, but it wouldn't surprise me if the Devils went out in the first round with, say, 8 or 9 goals scored in 6 games or something like that (with Clarkson going near pointless).
Having said that, just the fact that they're GOING to the playoffs is awesome...can't have these "what if" discussions about the playoffs if they're not going!
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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!
Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime? - Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.
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It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.
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