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01-06-2009, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by captainpaxil View Post
i see constient and reliable as close. clutch is the opposite of reliable. its having another level to bring out when you really gotta step up. some guys can find that 10% and give it and some guys cant. claude lemieux was clutch. patrick roy was clutch. a few years ago eric lindros was clutch against the rangers. its that ability to find more when youve already given all you have. to play better then you are. if you could reliably play that way youd just be better.
Okay, I'll agree with that. But it comes full circle back to what I said earlier. Briere is clutch. He can find that extra 10% and has done it before (his shootout winner last year over Buffalo against Ryan Miller to snap our horrible losing streak and his own lack of productivity comes to mind).

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