Around the NHL II - 11/8: Oilers Go Insane.
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10-18-2013, 08:59 AM
Join Date: Aug 2013
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The Blackhawks are not a soft team, the quantity of hits and penalty minutes don't tell the whole story. I wouldn't consider any team that wins a cup to be soft. The playoffs are a war of attrition and the players have to possess a level of mental and physical toughness to succeed. They showed a lot of resiliency against Detroit coming back from a 3-1 deficit. The players also routinely stick up for each other - Bollig also went after Torres when he head-shotted Hossa.
There's more to being a tough team than throwing hits or being big.
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