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12-15-2013, 06:42 PM
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1st line played great. Really like Raffl on that line with Giroux and Voracek.

2nd line was neither good nor bad. Didn't really notice them much.

3rd line was bad. Read had soo many defensive zone turnovers this game.

Defense was meh.

Mason was pretty bad. The first goal was unlucky, the next two deflected off Couturier and Grossmann but were far enough away from the net that he should have been able to react and get at least one of them, and he was horrible for the last goal it realllly reminded me of Bryz.

I disagree with all the stuff people are saying about "sitting back". They really didn't. They dominated the first half of the 3rd. Then there were two penalties that obviously pinned them on their side but other than that they were in the offensive zone for most of the time. The third line really struggled in the defensive zone this game and they got pinned a lot, which could be mistaken for sitting back I guess.

The shootout is a joke and the Caps should be embarrassed that half of their wins have come from it.

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