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03-12-2006, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by sansan
I think that when they get the lead, instead of playing to win, they're playing not to lose. Like, they shock the hell out of themselves when they get the lead, then don't know what to do with it. Someone or something has to infuse some confidence into these guys. Maybe that's what's lacking.
That's what I was wondering when I caught the Flyers-Habs on OLN last, up by 2 goals, at two different points, yet they kept letting the Habs back in, after awhile, I just wanted the Habs to win because the Flyers didn't seem to want the win, even with all the chances to bury it. Teams can't even sit on 2-3 goal leads and hope to win any longer.

Not sure if it's all the injuries or what, seemed like the team lacked a lot of drive in the 3rd. If I were the Flyers, I'd rather play NJ with home adv, than face the Sabres on the road in the 1st round.

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