MLD2011 Sir Montagu Allan Rnd 1: Philadelphia Quakers (2) vs Pittsburgh Hornets (7)
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08-19-2011, 06:52 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Since it seems like voting is going to be going on soon, I'll offer my closing remarks as to why Philadelphia is the superior team:
-Better goaltending. Puppa has better Vezina and All Star voting records, and when you factor in the system that Roloson was playing in in Minnesota that padded his numbers, I think Puppa boasts the better GAA and SV% finishes as well.
-Better 2nd line both offensively and defensively. Our 3rd line is also better offensively.
-1st line is better defensively while not being that far behind offensively.
-We have the best forward in the series in Bob McDougall.
-We have(in my opinion) the best defenseman in the series in Phat Wilson. If he's not the best defenseman, he's easily the best offensive defenseman. In conjunction with this, we have the superior top pairing, especially in terms of offense.
-Superior 2nd PP unit, and 1st PK unit.
-Better defensive play from our top 6, which will give us the advantage in the matchups. We're comfortable with pretty much every matchup, whereas the Pittsburgh 1st line is rather weak defensively. Shepelev is a negative defensively, Himes is decent, and Babych is average as well.
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