Hope Nashville doesn't play this crappy in front of their home fans. Way to sandbag your way to a SO win.
10? That's a bit of an exaggeration. Bottom line its easy to limit chances when essentially play a 60 minute, 5 man penalty kill and never attempt any real offensive attack. Its play like this that neautralizes great possession play in hopes to get to the shootout. Bad for the game/NHL.
Last edited by Brandon; January 31st, 2013 at 10:46 PM.
And the Sharks won again? FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUuuuuuuuuUUUUUUUUUU Uuuuuuuu
Quick with 13 whopping saves and one soft-serve goal, and didn't look any better in the shootout. This should have been Bernier's start. Kings still can't score and the lineup shuffles more than a casino.
Sharks are 7-0-0, Ducks are ahead of us in the standings with 1 less game played. Luckily the Coyotes and Stars just suck.
Unfortunately I was driving to work during the 3rd and the SO and was forced to listen to the game on 1150. I was screaming at the top of my lungs to the point where I'm pretty sure people thought I had Tourette's syndrome or serious road rage. Anyways, what I was screaming for like a little girl was when I heard, Drew " shot wide" Doughty being called to shoot before Kopitar. What the hell Daryl?
Last edited by srm1105; February 1st, 2013 at 01:56 AM.
I hate shooting first. You miss, the opps go for the win immediately. You score, your goalie still has to make a save.
Don't turn around, wo-ao!
Der Kopitar's in town, wo-ao!
I wasn't too pleased with Quick's 'attitude' during the shootout. If you get a chance, look at the replay. Homeboy is hunched over even after the shooter starts puck handling. He barely goes out to meet the shooter (goalie's preference, but vast difference over the shootout Quick of last year), and on a few shots, when the shooter is within 10ft of him, he looks down. DOWN! In short, I felt that Quick felt defeated or depressed during the shootout. This isn't just a hunch, I'm looking at his body language and comparing it to his baseline.
Second point is regarding Gagne. I haven't seen a damn THING from him all season long. He doens't play like he wants the job. He's just a body on the ice. He looks and plays depressed. One time this game he chased after the puck. That's IT. I've been paying close attention to his game the last few games.
These two previous comments aren't inspired by the Kings' loss. Just two small observations about players' attitude. It could be a temporary thing, and I hope it is. Because we need Gagne--and NOT on the third line. I'm sorry but Clifford didn't do **** the last couple games on the first line. He doesn't add anything to that line at all. We need to go back to what we had before.
22 shots per game and one goal is disturbingly similar to pre-trades 2011-2012 Kings. Players' attitudes need to improve, they need to play like they give a ****, and doing stupid **** like putting Gagne on the 3rd line and Clifford on the 1st should be avoided. What the **** is this, Terry Murray line swapping? F this ****