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02-11-2013, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Habtchum View Post
Halak was injured.
Hardly a valid excuse considering Elliott was arguably better than Halak last year. Not like they're dropping from a stud to a scrub here. It clearly runs deeper than who's standing in the net.

Everyone wondered if the Blues would show the same signs under Hitchcock that the Jackets eventually did (incredible defensive play that's unsustainable in the long-term), wonder if that's what's happening here.

Originally Posted by Marc the Habs Fan View Post
Backes absolutely ripped into the team after tonight's game:
Big fan of Backes, good for him.

But you might have a point about the players taking the system for granted and not doing the things that make it successful. Will be interesting to keep an eye on them this year.

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