Thread: Post-Game Talk: Capitals @ Rangers ECSF Game 7
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05-13-2012, 04:03 AM
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Originally Posted by SnowblindNYR View Post
Not enough people are mentioning the 11-4 shot advantage in the 3rd. I know they scored and the goals were only 1-1 but that was dominating of a performance by a team AHEAD in a big game like this as I can remember. Usually the shots would be flipped in an elimination game when a team is behind.
Could not agree more. How many times have we seen this team ahead by one goal late in a game, pinned in the defensive zone with extremely tired players diving in front of shots hoping to get the puck deflected up into the netting so that we can change lines? Tonight they played defense by eating up the clock in the offensive zone. The coaching staff had a real breakthrough in preparing for game 7. They killed it in both tactics and motivation.

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