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02-20-2013, 02:16 PM
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SnowblindNYR
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Originally Posted by Kimota View Post
As a Habs fan, I thought playing the Rangers would be the first real challenge of the last few weeks. I thought the Rangers would outmuscles the Habs at least. It was weird how there was no push back, very little hits, no intimidation, nothing. Rangers looked far more gritty in the playoffs last year than they were last night. It was the playoffs and the intensity usualy jump but still I expected a more hard-fought battle.
I don't know, going by the first 2 periods, I liked the defense we played more than we did in the playoffs. Not that we needed to play great defensively since the Habs looked like ****. However, in the playoffs instead of the neutral zone we'd spend 90% of the game blocking shot in their own zone. Also, I don't like how you're hinting like the Habs had their way with the Rangers. Through the first 2 periods the Rangers outplayed the Habs. Both teams played like ****. Pretending like one team had their way with the other is disingenuous.

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