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06-15-2013, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by SA16 View Post
What did he do (or not do) differently in the playoffs than in the regular season?
Honestly great question. I wish I knew the reasons behind the choices he made including leaving the Sedins out for a "penalty kill like" last shift in game 4 versus the Sharks when they haven't ever killed a full penalty in who knows how many years only to allow the SJS to tie it up.

Or putting Dale Weise on the second line despite having scored 3 goals this season and leaving Kassian / Higgins / Other better options on the 4th line.

Or putting in Schneider when obviously he absolutely crapped the bed in the 3rd game and knowing he wasn't 100%. We ended up holding onto Luongo who played strong in playoff appearances to sit him for a 80% ready goaltender?

Or maybe putting Aaron Rome on the powerplay before even allowing Ballard to have a full minute on the PP.

He definitely has his scapegoats and favorites, just hope that he doesn't make a guy like Richards his poster child and a guy like Nash his red-headed stepchild.

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