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#1 NeedMoreToughness

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 03:46 PM

They will go from game against winnipeg to just a morning skate and then straight to game against pittsburgh, are they so pleased with the play so they let them get extra r(u)st?

Sounds like a bad plan to me...

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:24 PM

Probably because they are soft Euros.
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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:42 PM

Practice? You talkin' bout practice?

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:48 PM

Practice? You talkin' bout practice?



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Posted 12 December 2011 - 05:57 PM

Sometimes the best thing for a team is some time away from the rink. I trust the guy behind the bench.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 06:22 PM

I don't coach an NHL team, I wouldn't know the first thing to do if presented with the option of doing it, so I'm not going to second-guess someone who gets paid to do this for a living, and has done so for many, many years.

We've scored 12 goals the last two games, and given up only 2. I don't think we're going to lose 13-0 tomorrow because we didn't practice today.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 07:11 PM

yeah stunning because having more practice shows more toughness!

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:28 PM

The guys have been playing amazingly the past month or so, especially the past two games. They've earned the time off, and it will be of extra benefit to those with injuries. Besides, a game against the Pens shouldn't be one where they need the extra motivation to play their best.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:40 PM

What, you think Babcock's hair takes care of itself? He needs time to make it look all perfect like that.

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 08:45 PM

What I want to know is why Ericsson and Conklin have a day off?
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Posted 12 December 2011 - 09:06 PM

I bet we'd practice better if we had an enforcer

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 09:09 PM

I wish Lang was still a wing...
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Posted 12 December 2011 - 09:27 PM

Sometimes it's actually best to get a day off every once in awhile. They're on the ice everyday. You mean to tell me you wouldn't want a day to yourself if you were practicing everyday plus all the traveling to play?

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 03:26 AM

Finishing out the month with 10 games in 18 days, with 7 of them on the road could have something to do with it.


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Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:15 AM

They will go from game against winnipeg to just a morning skate and then straight to game against pittsburgh, are they so pleased with the play so they let them get extra r(u)st?

Sounds like a bad plan to me...


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Posted 13 December 2011 - 09:50 AM

Maybe Babs is just trying something different. In the past big wins were followed by big losses, so he's probably just trying to mix up the mojo a bit.
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Posted 13 December 2011 - 10:20 AM

I bet we'd practice better if we had an enforcer

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 10:40 AM

At this level 2 days off the ice isnt going to hurt them at all. Sleep in, hang out with the family/kids, throw some ice on something thats sore, and mentally recharge for whats going to be a very busy couple of weeks on the road to close out 2011.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 10:51 AM

We've scored 12 goals the last two games, and given up only 2.

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Helm is a perennial Selke candidate

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 11:31 AM

man i love this forum.
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