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#4 - || Devils @ Canucks || Tuesday 10/8/13. 10pm est || "Return of the Ginger"

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10-08-2013, 11:44 PM
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our defense sucks

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Here's what scares the crap out of me...our homegrown guys like Zajac and Henrique have done nothing offensively yet through 4 games. What the hell is gonna happen when our new arrivals go cold for a bit?
Or when fatigue sets in and an already ridiculously slow team gets even slower

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It's like hot potato in the d and neutral zone.

The team doesn't deserve a win but Schneider sure as **** does. I hope he gets it.

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Cory as usual is playing amazing.

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I haven't seen a forward win one puck battle since the first period.

A pass hits them on the stick or the back of their heel - it just doesn't matter it bounces off of them.

I haven't seen any forwards skate hard except for Elias, Jagr and Zubrus who are so damn slow, it doesn't matter.

Wtf Zajac? wtf Henrique? where are you guys? Ryder just scooting around.

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Cory as usual is playing amazing.
shame about everything else

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well, this is what happens when your team loses two of the best wingers in the game. having a line with kovy and parise on it was so valuable, and losing either, much less both, has really hurt us a lot more than we would like to admit, especially this time a year ago.
offense is not the problem on this team. it's the inability to clear the zone, make a break out pass, skate the puck out of dangerous situations. we're scoring enough to win. the defense is god ****ing awful

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At least they can rebuild through the draft...
I see what you did there

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10-08-2013, 11:45 PM
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How in the world is anyone blaming Schneider tonight /???

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Marty did too until the 3rd period. Nobody seems to remember those though.
This is true. We gotta stop leaving our guys all alone like that.

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Poor Cory! And we were worried about our offense all summer?
We were supposed to have at least one young defenseman in the lineup

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The 2nd worst Devils team I've seen.
Be thankful you werent alive in the 80s.

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This isn't anywhere close to enjoyable hockey.

So broken, no cohesion, nothing.

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10-08-2013, 11:46 PM
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Andy Greene, I love him, but he has been **** this whole season. Along with everyone else. We are seeing classic Volch tonight tho, which sucks.

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If they win this game it's close to a miracle these west coast games r tough but we r out classed here. I think we have the players to be more competitive they r just not in the lineup. A slow start to this season may not be the worst thing.

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Or when fatigue sets in and an already ridiculously slow team gets even slower
That's probably happening now to be honest...four games in six days on both coasts with the old fart brigade playing in all of 'em.

And honestly Vancouver's BETTER than the Devils. At a certain point we have to allow for the possibility maybe the experts were 'right' about us

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Just giving the puck away through the neutral zone. This is the kind of second rate team play you see from Edmonton or Florida.

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Zajac is going to end up being the next Rolston at this rate, but worse.

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10-08-2013, 11:46 PM
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The best line for the Devils tonight is the line that is a combined 114 years old.

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What a mess. I really don't know when were going to win because I can't see them pulling this one out.

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How in the world is anyone blaming Schneider tonight /???
Because blaming Marty is more difficult when he's not playing

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offense is not the problem on this team. it's the inability to clear the zone, make a break out pass, skate the puck out of dangerous situations. we're scoring enough to win. the defense is god ****ing awful
in short kovy/parise/clarkson excuse makers can go **** themselves as it's probably the view dedumbass has on why we suck

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don't think our problems have anything to do with our forward line-up.

defense is the issue. Sure, Parise helped there but add him in here and the score is no different.
Forwards are:
Not getting the puck out of the zone
Missing defensive assignments
Not getting the puck deep.
Not slowing down rushes through the neutral zone.
Not completing passes.

Result - D is hung out to dry. Lots of breakaways, breakdowns, etc...

This is all on the forwards right now.

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Or when fatigue sets in and an already ridiculously slow team gets even slower
Slow isn't as bad when you can pass and passing starts w defenseman that can move puck. Our only good line tonight is our slowest

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How in the world is anyone blaming Schneider tonight /???
it's Larsson's fault

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