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05-13-2013, 09:22 PM
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At least we don't burn a year on Wilson's contract?

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05-13-2013, 09:22 PM
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Who was it that suggested the Caps were in desperation mode when Wilson was inserted? Clearly they were right. The rest of us just didn't want to believe it.
Seemed desperate to me at the time. I was in the minority.

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05-13-2013, 09:23 PM
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Who on this team do we even want to keep?

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The score is 5-0 rangers?
This information is not hard to attain.

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Guys, the collapse isn't their fault though. If the refs hadn't given NY its first three wins we wouldn't even be here. #BlameTimPeel

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I knew this would be a soul crushing devastating loss, i just wasn't sure what type it would be. I was leaning towards a down by 1 late like Montreal, instead it turned out to be the Pittsburgh variety.

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Oates is the least of our concerns.
Agreed, although Oates is not the solution, he's not the root of the problem either. We've seen this movie under two other coaches.

Only one common denominator here.

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05-13-2013, 09:24 PM
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If they'd swapped goalies pregame, it'd be 2-1 Rangers right now.

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The joke continues.

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Why not?

Look at this team under Hunter last year and now under Oates. Both had about the same number of games to coach them.

But they didn't fall apart then. They did now.

Whats the difference?
The difference? Holtby was better, roster was better, Thomas was worse than Lundqvist, and every game was a coin flip. Let's not pretend that they were some juggernaut.

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Who on this team do we even want to keep?
Alzner...Green...that's about it.

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Why not?

Look at this team under Hunter last year and now under Oates. Both had about the same number of games to coach them.

But they didn't fall apart then. They did now.

Whats the difference?
6.6 seconds left still hurts more to me than any of the last playoff losses recently. The Flyers OT goal in game 7 pretty tough too. What angers me is this team never learned from those moments. I don't want a total blowup, but some changes need to be made. Whoever is out drinking and partying after this needs to go.

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Why not?

Look at this team under Hunter last year and now under Oates. Both had about the same number of games to coach them.

But they didn't fall apart then. They did now.

Whats the difference?
Oates had them playing some of their best hockey in years. Why can't the players ever be held accountable for melt downs? They've burned through like 4 coaches in 3 years.

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05-13-2013, 09:25 PM
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What happened to our incessant forecheck from the first two games? It's as if once the guys realized we weren't going to sweep them with that kinda play they started to sit back more.

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Guys, the collapse isn't their fault though. If the refs hadn't given NY its first three wins we wouldn't even be here. #BlameTimPeel
Sue the refs. Class action.

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Guys, the collapse isn't their fault though. If the refs hadn't given NY its first three wins we wouldn't even be here. #BlameTimPeel
Quit being a tool, NBTW is ******** as it is. #FullHomer

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The difference? Holtby was better, roster was better, Thomas was worse than Lundqvist, and every game was a coin flip. Let's not pretend that they were some juggernaut.
But they didn't fold. The reason every game was close was because of the system they played.

I'm not pining for Hunter, mind you. What I'm saying is this team needs a coach like Hunter. Someone that doesn't take **** from anybody, especially the players. Someone that lets these guys know who the boss is. Someone like Torts. Its the only time I've seen these guys not fold.

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05-13-2013, 09:26 PM
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Oates had them playing some of their best hockey in years. Why can't the players ever be held accountable for melt downs? They've burned through like 4 coaches in 3 years.
The GM has to hold them accountable by shipping their ***** to Edmonton. Instead, we'll retool a few 4th liners and try the same garbage again...

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So they give us a pity penalty.

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Own board troller ftw....

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Exactly. The physicality, the forecheck pressure etc. Everything from the first two games disappeared.

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hahaha. thanks! can't stop laughing

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7+ minutes remaining, Caps going on the powerplay... and NBC is talking about the broadcast schedule for Game 2 of the next round between Boston and NY Rangers! ...

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The GM has to hold them accountable by shipping their ***** to Edmonton. Instead, we'll retool a few 4th liners and try the same garbage again...
Actually some may want to go to Edmonton after this. Plus the cost of living is cheaper.

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Next round is Boston vs NY. The two dullest teams in the east.

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