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03-24-2009, 10:34 AM
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Yep, the defensive play was certainly the clincher in that series:
Did you look at those scores before you posted them? Thanks for proving my point, DSF.
Even with the game 2 blowout loss (where it looked like the Oilers were happy with a split on Long Island), their GAA for the series was
. If you subtract that loss, in their 4 wins their GAA was
Compare that to the rest of the year where in 38 games Moog posted a
GAA, and Fuhr's was
in 45. If you think it was only the offense winning those games, check this; the Oilers scored approx. 5.6 goals a game in the regular season, but only 21 goals against the Islanders in 5 games, for a 4.2 goals per game.
Sure the offense drove the dynasty Oilers, but they weren't one way wonders.
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