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03-13-2006, 09:11 AM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Originally Posted by
I agree. He understood it fine for the first couple of months. What changed?
I think that plain and simple a lot of players' performances have fallen off.
There was a time when some here were mentioning "
" and "Norris" in the same sentence. That's laughable now.
I'm MORE impressed now with
than earlier, because he is still grinding it out. But at his energy level now he's just not NHL.
, who has obvious skills but right now belongs in the AHL.
I am beginning to question
is doing nothing.
are fourth liners.
looks sapped and annoyed.
can't keep up. Ditto
keeps turning the puck over inside the opposition blue line.
looks dreadful at this early stage.
Clearly, they miss
And I gotta ram it to old
-- if the Flyers are working on anything in practice, I sure can't name it. Their outlet and other passing sucks. They miss the net over and over again. Err, special teams. They're getting outworked along the boards. They seem to have no idea of what they're supposed to be doing as a unit. There is no jump in their skating.
Right now they might be one of the worst five teams in hockey. The sole glimmer is that the Rangers are, too.
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