Thread: Post-Game Talk: Emery wins: 3-2
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02-03-2013, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by HossTheBoss View Post
Why would they get bag skated or a "lashing"? It was their 3rd game in 4 nights, on back-to-back nights and they've gone to OT in each of their last 4 games. They were tired. They got outplayed for, really, the first time in the season against a rested team, that had only played 1 game in the past 6 days.
They were tired because they are out of shape, a bag skate puts them more in shape for later in the season. Being tired isn't an excuse in the NHL, when every pt is important, your players should be able to compete for every minute. I could understand if it was game 70, but this is game 9, you shouldn't be getting dominated by a team like Calgary no matter the circumstances. Rest can come later in the season when it is more needed.

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