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Sather Speaks: Lack of Puck Possession Had "A lot to do" with Torts' firing
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06-19-2013, 03:30 PM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: New York, NY
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I disagree. I don;t think he is completely full of it. I think a lot of this was clouded by last year's deep playoff run. I think a lot of the discrepancies with this team and style of play were covered by the smoke screen that was a roster that catered to that style of play enough to make it to the ECF. However, that team still played dump and chase with little offensive creativity, they had a very mediocre PP, and lacked clutch goals in tight games in the playoffs. There was no reason we should've went 7 games against the Senators and the Capitals. This year exposed the style of play completely.
Ok, while that might be true...but if you see these problems within the team, why give Tortorella an extension then?
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