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04-25-2011, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by dedalus View Post
Dubinsky had twice "experienced the atmosphere" going into this series. Did he appear "ready for it"? Frankly, he was more impressive in his very first playoffs than he was in this one.

Sorry, but this whole "get-the-kids-playoff-experience" thing is grossly overrated.
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
Agreed.
Sauer, McDonagh, Boyle, Anisimov, Gilroy, Prust, Stepan, and Zuccarello all played in their first series.

Zuccarello wasn't ready and got sent back down.

The rest of them played major minutes at critical times of the series and they make up one third of this hockey team.

One third of this team experienced their first NHL playoffs and you don't think that's important? Really?

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