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05-12-2011, 11:31 PM
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Location: Media, PA
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2/7 = 0.29 GPG
1.5/7 = 0.21 GPG
1/7 = 0.14 GPG
0.5/7 = 0.07 GPG
If you can't spot that to a team per game and still win a series, then you have no right to call yourself a Stanley Cup Contender.
It is my belief that this team with Vokoun in net could easily have beat Boston.
There is no telling how the Flyers play if the goalie makes big saves as opposed to letting the other team score twice in the first 58 seconds of a game.
We played from behind almost the entire Boston series, a few big saves early on and we'd probably still be playing. The guys in front of Boucher had no confidence and played like they already lost.
Either way it's a moot point. The Flyers ran into a stone wall named Tim Thomas, a guy they have never had good success playing against.
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