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05-17-2013, 11:32 AM
Join Date: Jun 2010
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Chicago is one of the few teams where the cliche' "we have to play 60 minutes" applies to.
Detroit could be up 3-0 after the first, and lose 6-3. They're not going to be able to get ahead, and meltdown in the third and get away with it this time around.
But that would require them to actually get a lead first
Agree 100% and would add, that the cliche usually comes with a "not 40 or 50 minutes".
In the Hawks case, that would be not 58 or 59 minutes. Over the last few years I have been to a number of games where the opponent does a text book, job of playing positionally sound D and keeping guys like Sharp and Kane on the outside, only to have it blow up in literally one shift.
I know thats hockey, but the Hawks manage to pull it off, better than anyone.
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