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06-27-2013, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by funghoul View Post
well everyones so confident that we'll be fine in goal moving forward. we'll see tho. I'm all about us winning and i don't care if the score is 10 to 9. we won that series. it was not tight checking, there was no forward defensive support. the coverage was horrible but we won. and bryzgalov made some key saves besides that letang thing. you just can't win a cup playing that style at this point. if it was a different era, early 90's fine. but with the way teams are built now? we're not even close. throw laviolette's philosophy on that? were doomed. there's no goalie on the planet to erase those deficiencies.
Didn't Detroit recently win a Cup playing the left wing lock? It's not like Chicago, your 2010 and 2013 champs, play a conservative style either.

There is no "must-play-to-win" style. What matters most is building the strongest all-around team to give them the best overall chance at competing for the Cup.

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