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11-02-2008, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by CanadaIsHockey View Post
The reason I gave the Team a B+ is simple, we have been outshot in a lot of games and in some games outplayed for most of the game. But soemhow we managed to pull out a victory due to our goalies bailing us out. Sorry to say if we keep playing like this, most of the better teams(Who we still haven't faced btw) will not go gentle on us in the 3rd period like the Islanders did. The goalies will not be able to bail us out every game.

The Reason Tanguay didn't get an A+ is due to the fact that most of the goals he scored were just PERFECTLY set up by Koivu. He had an open net to shoot the puck. I'll give him credit his positioning is very good and he is a solid player, but does that Warrant an A+?

Sorry I won't be justifying the D on Dandenault, as I wrote "He knows how to skate..." .
We were often outshot last year too....

Its all about the number of scoring chances not the number of shots....

The habs have guys like markov and kovalev who love to set up the perfect chance... our defensive strategy allows a lot of perimeter shots with no traffic...

You can't just look at the stats.

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