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06-07-2007, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by ShyCheetah View Post
Personally I don't equate goonery, goalie crashing (so called toughness) with the sucess of the Ducks. I feel they won despite their toughness and not because of it. They won because of Neidemeir and their smaller skilled players. True they get a lot of room because of their team play.

Toughness in my opinion is not a knuckle dragging neadrathal swan diving on my goalie. To me toughness is a smaller guy standing up to that thug afterwards knowing he's gonna take a beating.
It's the Ducks fault Neil would rather have fought Scott Niedermayer than Thornton, May, or Moen?

Was a great series between to hard-hitting teams. The Ducks did a great job this whole season. Amazing how the winning teams always seem to 'run goalies.' Emery flopping backwards when Getzlaf runs into his flailing forearm doesn't equal a goalie being run...

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