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08-18-2011, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by zeus3007 View Post
You do realize there was a one point difference, right? A shootout win VS a shootout loss was the difference. Regardless of standings, I think LA had a better team last year. And adding Richards certainly helps them out more than Anaheim adding Cogliano. I still fail to see a "big time" underestimation of Anaheim anywhere. If I had said they wouldn't make the playoffs, I could understand your criticism.
Fact is though, LA didn't have a better team. Regardless of how close it was, Anaheim finished ahead and the better team finishes ahead after an 82 game season.
Anaheim also faced exponentially more adversity and finished aheadan which is a sign of the better team.

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