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05-10-2012, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyersFanz View Post
The Devils won but they play a boring neutral trap style of hockey (as well does Tampa). From what I gather, Bettman and the NHL want a wide open, fast skating and more scoring atmosphere. Devils and Lightning are going in the wrong direction if you ask me. Sorry, I get tired of watching 1-0 and 2-1 hockey games, might as well watch soccer(sorry soccer fans don't mean to rain on your parade).
Did you watch the series? The Devils certainly did not play a trap style defense very much. They abused us on the forecheck. Badly. Then when we skated up, they stacked the blue line and let their puck-handling goaltender eat us alive with the chip and chase game we relied on.

This Devils team plays considerably different than previous iterations.

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