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04-14-2004, 12:24 AM
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Originally Posted by missthenet
mayb at the end of the third period when there was about 30 secons left maybe we should of had Perreault taking the faceoffs, isn't that why they dressed him? we have the number 1 faceoff guy in the NHL and he is sitting on the bench!!!! If he wins the faceoff we probably win the game.
Perreault lost a key face-off to Green earlier in the game... so it becomes a big IF. No one (even Glen 'the expert' Healey) has no way of knowing if Perreault would have won that face-off.

Losing face-offs was not the reason the Habs lost the game tonight.

And the reason Perreault was dressed was because Begin was injured and that is what hurt more than anything. With Begin healthy we would have had one extra player that we could play in crucial situations... and that would have given us more jump at the end of the game and in overtime.

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