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03-03-2012, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Yeah, it was a total team effort and there were more important guys overall. I was fairly young then, but I read recently that Svehla was their top choice against Lindros, seeing something like 70% of shifts against him.

Although honestly, it probably says as much about Lindros' deficiencies as it does about Svehla
Svehla was also very solid IIRC against a very strong Pens team. He just had one of those spectacular runs in 96.

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I thought goaltending had more to do with that round. Goaltending at both ends.
yeah that most definitely helped to be sure. One of the better goaltending performances that I've seen out of a goalie that lost in the finals.

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