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04-13-2010, 12:39 PM
Can't Beat Him
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Originally Posted by mullichicken25 View Post
yeah really..i mean, if it wasn't for the chemistry of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd lines they never would have scored the extra goals we needed to beat philly and get into the playoffs!

wait a second..

you can't blame a guy, coaching a team with a wattered down roster, for trying to roll with who's hot that game....not saying i'd do it, but i undserstand why he did it, and its not what held this team back
Isn't Gaborik saying though that in order for people to "get hot," they need to have time to develop chemistry with their linemates? I don't think anyone would fault Torts for rolling with the hot line, but for lines to get consistently hot, they need to have more than one period playing with each other.

It's like all the people that said let's sacrifice short term (this season) to help the long term (better draft pick), let's sacrifice the short term (a few games) to help the long term (developing line chemistry).


It's just pain.
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