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07-04-2011, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfreak7 View Post
Match ups are getting overrated. When Crosby is on the ice, it's going to be Pronger's responsibility more than it would have been Richards's.
The most recent example of match ups proving to be an important component to a playoff series is the Stanley Cup Final. Boston destroyed the Canucks on home ice because they dictated the match ups from each faceoff; the games were closed in Vancouver because Boston had to adjust on the fly.

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