Posted 18 January 2014 - 11:02 PM
Agree. Didn't mean YOU were complaining about soft goals. More other posters. Damn ambiguous message boards.
I hope Pete realizes that Schneider gives the team the best chance to win and goes with him the bulk of the remaining games. I still think the offence blows but that's been the story all year. At least with hopefully amazing goaltending we can salvage a playoff spot.
Tonight was NOT a good night standings-wise.
Devils have 18 home games and 12 road games remaining. Schedule doesn't get much more favorable than that. I continue to feel that the Devils have to get to 10 games over NHL .500 to have a shot at the playoffs. Basically, something along the lines of 19-10-1, 18-9-3, 17-8-5, etc. the rest of the way. Probably doesn't happen unless they find a way to win a few shootouts.
Schneider hopefully gets at least 20 games (and plays well in most of them), and picks up his shootout play. Devils just aren't going to score consistently enough to offset any extended meh stretches on Schneider's part. Sucks that he'll have to be near-perfect a lot of nights, but he doesn't have much choice. He's probably going to have to be the guy to carry the team into the playoffs.
Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 18 January 2014 - 11:03 PM.
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