If a player gives up when down by 1 or 2 goals in the first period, he should not be in the NHL.
This series, Howard has six goals against, the team has scored two, one of which was a flukey bounce. Goaltending is the only area that has been half-way decent.
There's no denying that Howard was pretty awful throughout the season. However, he's been much more consistent since the Olympic break. Without him, we're down 3-0. Arguably, he's plaid well enough for us to be up 2-1.
Who said they gave up? But anyone who has played any sport at any time knows a thing about momentum. The easy game 2 and 3 goals not only gives Boston confidence, but it gives them the ability to play their game and forces the Wings to change theirs.
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