"They worked harder than we did, I think," said Hasek. "If we don't score five or six goals, we probably don't win the game. It's important to be able to win games 3-1 and 3-2. In the playoffs, the games are going to be close.
"It's frustrating. We have to find a way to win these close games. I don't know the reason, but part of it has to be mental. After the first half of the season, I don't remember winning a game 2-1 or 3-2. I'd like to see us win 10 of those games by now. It makes the team stronger to know you can win these close games."
Hasek's point is backed up by the stats: The Senators, who have led the league for most of the season, are just 5-6 in one-goal games and, after last night, are just 11-10 in two-goal games. They are 18-3 in three-goal games.
He also brought up the fact that playoff games tend not to be blowouts, as Sens fans caught up in hellish 2-0 and 1-0 infinite loops can surely attest.
I'm really at a loss, here. I find it hard to believe that Spezza could have broken open any of the last few close games (although Havlat might have), nor do I see any available players out there capable of providing what they already ought to have in spades.
Saturday night we're in Edmonton and need to save some face if we're not going to go 0-3 against our western Canadian counterparts.
It's the same old story -- everybody's waiting around for someone else to do it. If it's not easy it doesn't happen.ReplyDelete
Chara (or whoever) getting 2 goals in a 8 goal game is nice for his stats and all, and it's great to see double hat tricks but where's the clutch scoring in the 1 or 2 goal games where the other team is still playing?
We need less goals and more GWG. And I care less about an offensive defense than a defensive defense. If we can't win with Hasek in nets, we can't win.
Very frustrating. But a lesson it's probably good to learn now.
You Sens fans might finally be on to something here!
Uh oh, the Crack in the dam has started again. The Sens fans are starting to doubt their team?ReplyDelete
I think the Sens are in a position right now. They don't have to do much in the way of trades, they just need to get a bunch of heart in that dressing room. They seem to go out and play with their talent which will win them games but they don't seem to be playing with a lot of passion?
Thats my 2 cents
According to 5-0 and Yoda the regular season doesn't matter when your team is not playing very well.Therefore Wait till the playoffs and hope you can make it too Leaf Nation(golf nation)....ReplyDelete
Man, Duff, I think the best example of the slipping of the Sens is their fans saying 'wait for the playoffs'. That's not traditionally a 'happy time' for people on the Ottawa end of the BoO.ReplyDelete
We've moved from 'could this be the greatest team ever' to 'it's still good, it's still good, it's just a little airborne' with just a few losses.
In short, as a Leafs fan, I believe that 'wait for the playoffs' is OUR catchphrase, and we'll drive it into the ground ourselves, thanks.
Hey I'm not worried.Whoever said best team ever was caught up in the hype of a winning streak.Very few teams could keep up that pace for the whole season.We will see if this team has the royal jelly come playoff time.I'm more concerned about how the refs will call the game then.....by the way,you can have your wait till the playoffs catchphrase.Ours is LEAFS SUCK !ReplyDelete
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