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07-28-2012, 09:41 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South Jersey
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While we haven't necessarily addressed the holes that saw the team eliminated, I'm not sure we're worse on paper. We could be, but I think the organization is putting faith into their young players to step up and take on more responsibility.
holes that got us eliminated:
-Injuries (everyone): fixed/fixing
-Mistakes on D (everyone): Carle gone, Mez back
-Bad defense (defense): Carle gone, Mez back, Schenn in, Gervais in
-Bad backchecking (forwards): JvR gone, Jagr gone, Giroux healthy, Fedotenko in, another option at 2C over Briere (God I hope)
-Goaltending (Bryz): Bryz healthy, settled in, knowing what to expect from Philly fans/media
It just needed to work itself out really. I'd call it a sufficient patch-job.
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