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05-11-2011, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Cartsiephan View Post
The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Do not get caught in the idea that one player is greater than the whole. The Bruins did fine without Kessel. They replaced him with guys who care and work hard every shift, battle for the loose pucks, develop a game.

Not just skate the puck down the ice, drive wide, take bad angle shot, watch puck skate out going the other way.

Or, skate in on forecheck, see d-man with puck, skate towards him and as he goes to pass puck peel off and avoid hit.
The bruins had the worst offensive team in the league after they dealt Kessel! They had to go make deals last summer to correct the hole left by that deal.

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