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02-27-2013, 10:44 AM
Join Date: Jun 2011
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Hopefully the boys come out strong tonight. Play hard but don't try to match their goons because it won't work.
Why would we or any team care about goons? That's not an NHL strategy, that's bush-league nonsense for beer leagues and bad movies. The least of the Habs problems is that plug, Orr, and his seven 4th-line minutes. He becomes a headline only during bad games. Anything resembling a decent game will see him following the simple instructions written on his palm to behave himself.
Having an 'enforcer' may be a big thing for the trailer-trash contingent of Toronto's fan base, but it's nothing special to NHL players who've been facing guys like this since they were 16.
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