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02-23-2013, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by SnowblindNYR View Post
Besides. We didn't get anywhere near where we needed to go. We would never have won the cup that way. We got rewarded the Sens because of a great regular season. Then however we got lucky getting the Caps and the Devils. Couldn't even beat the Devils, they made us look silly. Because we had eek by wins against 2 pretty mediocre teams we were tired against a team that was the weakest cup finalist since the 06 Oilers. We got lucky last year and still couldn't capitalize. Still looked bad winning 2 series. Arguably outplayed in both.
People think we accomplished so much last year and to a very high degree we did; finishing 1st in the conference, getting to the ECF, etc. But when you look at it, we didn't have to play against Boston or Pittsburgh, two teams that I think would've given us fits. Thank god we played against opposing offenses that were just that, mediocre.

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