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10-02-2011, 03:12 AM
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Originally Posted by SouthernHab View Post
Meanwhile, tonight, our goalie was knocked over twice, Subban was run, Campoli was speared, Kostitsyn had to fend off Downey and a non-fighting skill DMan had to take a pounding.

But you know that.
Meanwhile, somehow, miraculously, inexplicably, our soft little Smurf squad won the game 5-1.

But you know that. Or did you? Sometimes the more obscure stats get lost in the big picture of "did the Habs look tough out there or not?".

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Originally Posted by Habs13 View Post
How many head shots did Gretzky take while Semenko and and McSorley were around? What would happen if Roy was run while Nilan was on the team. Sat there on the bench?
Gretzky/Semenko, what a relevant comparison in today's game. The game's current best player hasn't played hockey in 10 months. And he plays on a team with enforcers and tough guys! Yet somehow, those enforcers (a) didn't prevent the hits that put Crosby out and (b) didn't seek any retribution against Steckel or Hedman. So what's the conclusion here?

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