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04-22-2013, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by RainingRats View Post
I'm just saying, it's not like the Devils lost two random players. They lost their starting goalie and MVP caliber forward for a significant time. The downfall coincided with Kovy being out. The Devils are a thin team that needs their best players to play well or they're not going to win. They're a bubble playoff team when healthy.
Originally Posted by pantherbot View Post
We should also keep in mind that last year's Devils team was a shootout monster. Give them a .500 record in the shoot out and they would have had a similar point total to us last year, so it's not like they were world beaters in the regular season.
hockey people know this as well. some fans here hate him because he wasn't able to produce a winner with table scraps. hey - it's their prerogative. just wish we didn't have to see it day after day here. (would have also hoped that maybe they might've learned some humility after watching the playoffs last year but that's a bit too much to ask i guess).

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