: Post-Game Talk:
Cruise Control Burns the Hawks
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03-21-2013, 12:24 AM
Join Date: Jul 2009
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They had a bad minute in the third and were missing two of their most skilled and intelligent players.
They also weren't going through the motions. They were taking it to Anaheim outside of that bad minute.
But, people can continue to believe the Hawks went into a "shell" if they like.
Agree 100% The Hawks started slow and got on their heels after that early goal against, but they carried the play most of the 2nd and 3rd periods. Kane made a bad play on their first goal by bringing the puck back into the zone and then handcuffed Seabrook with the pass and boom they pounce and it's 0-1. Oduya gave Getzlaf too much room and Ryan pops in the rebound. A bad clear and line change and Selanne gets the deflection off Oduya's skate and it's 2-3. That's the way it goes.
Based on this game, I like the Hawks chances to beat the Ducks in a 7 game series, especially with both teams at full strength.
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