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05-02-2008, 06:13 PM
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Fish on The Sand
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Originally Posted by gee View Post
strategy? hmmm, i like it. it takes balls to almost certainly sacrifice a game in order to give your tired, mentally shaken goalie an extended 4 day break so he can recoup and gather his composure, ultimately showing enough confidence in him to let him know that he will give him back the reins for the remainder of the stretch.

he does all this even though he will take a beating from the press and fans alike. i think he is taking one on the chin to move the focus of the media and their microscope to himself and off of his young goalie. this is done to help relieve some of the preassure.

coach of the year? possibly! optimism on my part? Definately!
How is playing Halak sacrificing a game?

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