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08-31-2010, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Soda Popinski View Post
Puck crossed the goal line entirely, leading to a goal. How is it different?
Miller had Sidney *ing Crosby coming at him all alone and got caught between dropping to the butterfly and flashing out a poke check. If Crosby had tried to cut across Miller's face (clearly what Miller expected) then he makes the save... Crosby didn't, and he got beat. If he doesn't make that move, and Crosby does try to cut across his face, then Crosby probably scores backhand.

Mini-breakaways like that are always dangerous cuz you're not really ready for 'em.

Michael Leighton let a shot in off the *ing wall below the dot by making a completely inexplicable motion that allowed the shot to go through him, when there was no reason it ever should have.

Originally Posted by Larry44 View Post
Miller got caught by surprise by Crosby and wasn't expecting the shot to come so soon, whereas Leighton got caught by surprise by Kane and wasn't expecting the shot so soon....
The fact that you're comparing a shot from 5 feet away from the goalie to a shot from off the wall is a serious indictment of your intelligence.

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