Post-Game: ECQF G7. Washington Capitals @ Boston Bruins. 7:30pm. TD Garden. 4.25.2012
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04-26-2012, 11:40 AM
same ol' Caps
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: La Plata, Maryland
I will second the "very good" statement. Mike did what was asked of him, nothing more, nothing less.
Could he produce more offensively? Sure, I think most of them can. At the same time, I will take pretty good defense, few turnovers and blocked shots over a lot of points any day of the week and twice on Sunday in the playoffs.
He doesn't need to have 5 goals and 5 assists for the team (and how they're playing) to win. I would take a goal and a few assists, but if he doesn't, and they still win, still keep the other team from lighting it up when he's on the ice, it's whatever.
Yes, offensively, he has a high ceiling. He's not being asked to do that now. He's being asked, like others, to sacrifice his own personal abilities and statistics to win. Welcome to real playoff hockey.
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