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04-26-2012, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by txpd View Post
if you can explain why wideman was the team minute leader, skating shutdown pair v krejci and lucic and 1st pk unit and why keith aucoin was on the 1st pp unit instead of nick backstrom, then i'll believe this about wideman and green's minutes. i cant explain why dale does much of what he does.

+/- gets beat up as a stat. it depends on your pov. wideman and schultz are whipping boys. that they had a team worst -4 each makes sense. green and hamrlik had a team best +5 each. +5 btw is tied for 2nd best in the league. the caps points leader was ovechkin with 5pts in 7 games. the defensive points leader was hamrlik with three assists and green with the only goal and 2pts.

in such a low scoring series where the caps were clearly playing defense first and had few power play chances, i am not sure why so much is being layed at the feet of low production. the entire team produced little except perhaps for semin and his 3 goals.
How did Krejci and Lucic do in this series again?

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