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03-30-2011, 09:05 PM
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TomPlex
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Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
Another point. Sometimes things just don't go you way. A team that quits doesn't throw 40+ shots on net, period. But sometimes you can play okay and lose 6-2. That's just the way hockey goes sometimes. They weren't world-beaters when they beat Minnesota 8-1 either. I hate how everyone is so conditioned to evaluate a team's effort level and quality of game by the final score. Hockey just doesn't work that way.
Man do I love you for that quote. That sums up EXACTLY how I feel. I hate people who look at final scores to determine the story of the game.

I agree that tonight was just one of those games.

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