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03-06-2013, 02:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
Washington/Montreal 2010. The Caps lose in 7 games and even needed overtime to win Game 2 to tie the series but that was just window dressing to how this series really went. The shots were 42-16 for Washington in Game 7. Halak did as much highway robbery as I have ever seen. It gets better. The shots were 54-21 in Game 6. I know a lot of people blamed Ovechkin for not carrying the Caps but he was all over the place that series and I thought he did everything humanly possible to help them win. Halak was just in that "zone" that a goalie can get into. This is the last time we saw Ovechkin play that way again. After 2010 he has never been the same player.

This is the first one I thought of as well. The Caps were the better team in that series by a wide margin, Halak just played out of his mind. It's a shame that franchise didn't have the patience to stay the course after '09-10 because all of the tools for a Cup winner were still in place.

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