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12-05-2008, 09:34 PM
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You mean the Devils? They were notorious for their trap defensive style and Brodeur in the net. That's where Jacques Lemaire got his defense-first reputation. Like Tricolore#20 said, they were too disciplined to rely on the powerplay to get offense against them. They would just score a couple to get the lead and strangle you to death.
I don't think it still applies as much anymore under Sutter. I'm not very familiar with this year's version of the Devils so I may be mistaken, but it seems to me the new coach opened up their game a little and let young guns like Parise and Zajak fly instead of just relying on Marty to win 3-2 or 2-1 games.
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