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05-01-2012, 11:45 AM
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I don't like playing not to lose one bit, but holy crap this whole biz with 8's ice time is overblown. You don't get bonus points for winning 5-1 vs 3-2.

I don't think Hunter wants his team to have breathing room because they've shown they don't play as hard when up more than 1 goal. It needs fixing, for sure, but I know I've observed this.

So we don't necessarily need to score a ton of goals. As far as wearing down the D, I do think Ovie should be doing more than that, but the NYR D are more mobile than Siedenberg/Chara, so maybe the thinking is that they will be tougher to punish.

The real problem in terms of physical play with the Rangers is their forwards pounding our D, particularly Callahan.

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