NHL 2017 - 2018

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    He is most definitely not overrated, he didn't play his best game either though. They blew plenty of chances to score, but the tying goal was the killer. Those kinds usually tend to sink teams. Speed doesn't appear to kill the Caps in this series as much as I thought it might, but Holtby playing like a LAX bounce back and really bad D coverage in their own zone just might.
     
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    Yeah as someone who has watched Fleury since he was drafted if anything he has been tragically underrated. He basically took the blame for years of the Pens under-performing in their own end. Last night may have arguably been one of his worst games of the playoffs this season, it definitely was of the games I've watched.
     
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    Oh, he was not good the first two periods, but he figured it out in the 3rd.
     
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    Not even I can talk shit about him anymore :gayfight:

    All I know is that during last nights game, I was actually excited for both teams when they each scored... what a novel experience... great game too.
     
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    This had to be posted.
     
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    That bounce off the boards just plain sucked, that would have been a killer if they tied the game on that. Losing Kuznetsov is probably going to do them in though. I'm thinking he broke a wrist or something along those lines.
     
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    That save was insane.
     
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    Almost an exact repeat of Andersen's crazy save! Insanity.
     
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    Yep that save was absolutely ridiculous.
     
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    Ovechkin's reaction is still the best :lol:
     
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    He looked like he was going to have a heart attack on the bench the couple of times they showed him :lol:
     
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    The series momentum has Washington doing to Vegas what they did to Winnipeg. Looking forward to seeing Ovi finally get his Cup :)
     
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    Hope the Caps close this out!
     
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    Reminds me of the Penguins last year. They bend but don’t break. Also, they seem to be able to take advantage of the scoring chances they get. They were largely outplayed in that first period and still came out 3-0.
     
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    Lamoriello just cleaned house in NYI. I understand that Tavares has a very good relationship with Weight, not sure how this helps to keep him...
     
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    ^ yeah curious to see what happens there...

    The series has been interesting. Between Vegas being snake bit (seriously 6 posts in 2 games? :lol:), the Caps defense playing incredibly well, Holtby standing on his head, and the Caps taking apart Vegas's defense this has not been as close as I was hoping for. That said I have no problem with anyone on the Caps hoisting the Cup except for Wilson.
     
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    Looks like Ovi finally won a Cup :yesway: Congrats to the Capitals
     
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    I can't believe the Caps finally did it! So happy for Ovi and Trotz!
     
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    Its been a painful bunch of years Caps, but I have enjoyed following your struggles amounting to this. Congratulations!
     
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    Been watching this team for over 30 years and I still can’t believe it.

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