My overall impression of last night was that the Flyers looked a little shell shocked to start. That makes sense playing a team of this caliber. I can understand a lack of confidence.
However, I think once they realized they could skate with them, things changed. Im loving the transition game and I saw Flyer players beating caps to the puck in the offensive zone. The way they held the puck on that delayed penalty was pretty cool.
Getting a point and losing in a SO against
i could be wrong but i believe this is the style of hockey that's going to win championships, i get that no one likes defensive hockey but that's always been identity of winning championships, you dont see teams in the playoffs outscore every team because of good goaltending and good defensive players, it's just matter of which goalie falls under pressure.
I agree. I was going to say similar, but I guess the other honest truth is that it also could have been very different if Hart hadn't had a great game.
I was going to comment about the several posts we hit. But the Caps got their share as well.
All in all, we played the best team in the league pretty evenly. I'm going to login under my other account and say something along the lines of "something not a win is a win. That's what we've become." But I think this