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04-29-2008, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by ArcticFlyerFan View Post
It was selfish at the time for sure. But like I said before Pronger does that hit alot too. The problem with Hatcher and Pronger is they are both very tall so those hit's look huge.
Even Don Cherry said he used to tell his team never to make big hits when your team is up 3-0. Habs were close to scoring 3 PP goals there. Imagine how stupid it would look if the Habs tied it and went on to win the game . Could have turned the momentum and cost you the series all cause of a bonehead play by Hatcher. Pronger should be a Flyer... he plays on the edge with cheap shots. Those guys really deserve a Lucic left right combo. I am a fan of Lucic having watched him in the WHL. One great fighter and player that kid is.

As this series seems to be speed versus thugs , if Flyers win the series it could lead to all teams bringing back a goon to fight. It took many years of clean hockey to get rid of most of the goons but looks like Philly wants to bring em all back.

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