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12-08-2010, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by phillyfanatic View Post
The main reason we lost the cup is because Chicago was a better team than us. YOu all act like we should have won, I think we should have lost. Leighton wasn't good, but our 5-6 pairing was terrible and other than Leino-Briere-Hartnell we lost our scoring. We lost to a better team.
We SHREDDED Niemi. Whether Chicago had better skaters or not, adequate -- just ADEQUATE -- goaltending from our side and we win that series. But, no, as predicted when Leighton saw a real offense in a series they opened him up like a tin can.

Leighton will not backstop a team to the Stanley Cup. Too many holes in his game that are easy to pick apart with scouting and a game plan. That was the same situation with Cechmanek, who was a much better goalie than Leighton.

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