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04-20-2011, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by BerniernextRoy View Post
There damn well was an effort issue. You don't play hard for 20 minutes and then coast in the next 20 minutes. Brown himself referenced taking periods off in his quotes. You cannot do that in the playoffs. This is not the regular season where you can just coast to a shoot out and win on some gimmicky shot. This team needs to learn how to win in regulation.
Sorry but JT is right, the effort was there (except from Penner).

In the second the Kings started playing the sharks game (high flying, run and game, a speed game), that doesn't suit us at all. What Brown means by taking periods off he means taking periods off from the system, which is different than trying hard, ie: effort. Effort was there, focus was not.

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