When I watched the game on Friday, I found myself wondering why the 'wings record was so bad.
There's a lot of speed in the line-up, guys were competing, there seemed to be some good skill in the top 9.
The defense was just alright, but I didn't think this team looked as bad as their record.
Then the Couturier goal happened and the team just folded.
So this is a young and fragile bunch.
I think there are some good young players that will need to grow but I think there
Friday's game was better than Wednesday's, although 6-1 is still a beating!
The Toronto game was just one of the worst games they've played. They. Had. Nothing.
But that's only one game. If that game stood alone as an exception, it would be dismissable. But last season we had multiple games that were similar e.g. Montreal games. This ISN'T just about THIS season.
The problem is that unlike previous seasons, most of the time, where we were
Yes, how the mighty have fallen...fallen...fallen...fallen
A few notes: Bernier would be better than OK if he had ANY sort of defense in front of him. Sometimes, he has been the sole reason we didn't lose by seven or eight! He's made some awfully nice stops that you may have seen on the condensed game highlights. And I appreciated his effort in going in for an injured Howard even though he was as sick as a dog.
If we keep playing like this, and if Gr
Hirose and Zadina shipped to GR today. Sigh.
Hirose, truthfully I have been more than a bit skeptical. players who come out of nowhere tend to return there rather quickly. Zadina though, I was hoping we would give him a bit of a longer shot with Mantha out.