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04-14-2012, 12:01 PM
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Symon Asher
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Originally Posted by doublechili View Post
We really need to root for the NYR to play NJ in the next round. If they get OTT and then FLA it'll be like 2004 all over again with them getting a cakewalk to the Cup while other teams are beating each other up. Ron Hextall and the Isles helped them big time in '94.
I remember the 1979 Playoffs. The first round the Isles had a bye. Round 2 they had Chicago who was not very good at the time. In fact Chicago could not get their rink for game 3 because it was being used for a Led Zep concert concert so Chicago's home rink was the NVMC . Isles sweep the Blackhawks in 4. Play Rangers next and lose in 6.

The excuse at the time was that the Isles had a cake walk and were over confident
The Rangers had 2 tough playoff series prior and had their playoff game face on.


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