If we played the way we did tonight, it won't matter how they come out. We dominated them in pretty much every aspect, give for a few defensive lapses. Overall though, we played hard, skated fast the whole game, thats how we win.
Good win...all lines looked great. Legwand and Orszagh were the 2 players I saw the most on the Jimmy Mac/ Tootoo line. Stevenson should play again in Chicago over the Zman from Minny. Great win. Vokoun needs a leash. ELO/OLE/LEO line were all over the place. Sully had a lot of chances. T-bow made some great saves.
that guy has some serious balance issues Allison already layed a pretty sufficient beating on him once this year.
I think stevenson was ready to at it with him, but luckily mckenzie (I think it was) got him out of it. One other thing I noticed was that during warm-ups mckenzie kept nudging tootoo into the glass and hitting him in the back of the knee with his stick. It was almost like the big brother picking on the little brother. pretty amusing. those two seem to have a good time together.
speaking of tootoo. woah. he put some real hay makers on bell. it was funny when the official grabbed bell because he kept swinging. I don't think he realized it was the ref and thought tootoo was still wearing him out. :
I was overall pleased with the effort. I think eaton and hammer both played a solid game and while hnidy's game wasn't as solid, he brings a good physical presence and still gets the nod over bomber IMO. Before the game I told my sister I was hoping that zhotlok and bomber were scratched. I think trotz should stick to that.
One more thing. Vokoun played an overall great game, but he needs a bungee chord to make him stay in that crease. That goal didn't really matter, but it was one GA he didn't need. Good thing the game wasn't closer.