: Post-Game Talk:
Devils beat Isles 2-1 (No Points for you, Isles....or Rangers!)
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01-20-2013, 02:10 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: New Jersey
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I think you guys are being way too hard with how "sloppy" we played. We really shut them down, they had very few good scoring chances and if you read the Isles board they talk of how that was the most invisible they have ever seen Tavares the way we shut him down.
Every team has looked sloppy, we played well in our system and got the job done. Nabakov was the difference between a blow out.
Exactly. It wasn't the prettiest start, but watching games around the league... I can think of 2 or 3 teams of the now 27 that have played that have looked "good" by any means.
Nobody (except the rookies who have been playing all year) seems to know what to do in front of either net. Losing pucks in scrambles in the offensive zone and blowing coverage completely in front of your own net. It's happening everywhere.
Obviously this can't continue against an 0-2 Flyers team and expect to win. But, a solid coaching staff is on board. They were watching the same game we did and they'll adjust accordingly.
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