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11-17-2003, 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by meehan
Some of the better teams in the league do play this way, like Ottawa and New Jersey. The Devils get a bad rep as people feel they are passive offensively; they are not, and if you look at the shot total stats every year they are top 5 which means they are attacking the opposing team. Even the likes of Don Cherry realizes this about the Devils(he mentioned it last HNIC).
Amen. Too often the Devils get lumped in with the clutch and grabbing trap = root of all evil crowd that is constantly sociologically reinforced in the media. Instead of hearing hey great job winning the cup last season its more a case of hey nice job of ruining the league.