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06-03-2013, 09:53 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by Habs_Apostle View Post
To win the lotto you need to be incredibly lucky. But if you never buy a ticket, you will never win. Similarly, Boston needed a little luck to score those goals, sure. But they put themselves in a position for those goals to be scored: through hard work they created chances whereby the puck just might bounce their way - and it did. This is what people mean when they say you create your own luck. Boston did just that, and deserve credit.
Well then on that note nobody is actually lucky..
You can put yourself in a position to be lucky all the time, it doesn't mean you'll actually be lucky. That's my point.

For some reason there seems to be this belief that if you work hard and are the better team then it has nothing to do with luck.
Bruins got lucky bounces, you can attribute to whatever you want really, they still got lucky bounces while Pittsburgh were tripping over their sticks and bumping into their own players.

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