Wednesday, December 30, 2009

WTF?


Fortunately I didn't see the Thrashers' game tonight against Boston, I was scrapbooking. That's right, I'd rather glue paper together with stay-at-home moms than watch what when down tonight in Boston. Atlanta, one of the last teams in the NHL to be shut out, fell to Boston 4-0.


So many problems in this game, where to begin? As usually, we were woefully out shot 18 to 30. We weren't putting enough shots on net and they were getting too many on us. Our goaltending, which has been decently solid with moments of brilliance, was way off. Pavs was pulled late in the 1st period after allowing 3 goals on 10 shots (SV% or .700 for the game, eek). Moose came in and mopped up the best he could, allowing 1 goal on 20 shots.

It seems that lately the wheels are just falling off. Our penalty kill, once very strong is sagging. Strangely enough our power play has improved a little. We've never had an issue scoring, but tonight, even that was a problem.

Moose was quoted as saying:

"I can't see too many positives," Hedberg said. "The only thing you can take from it is you have to feel like it's a wakeup call for us as a team and we have to realize it's not fun. We've been in this situation the three years I've been here in Atlanta. We have good stretches and we have terrible stretches and all of a sudden the terrible stretch is too long and you're out of the playoff picture."

I hope Moose is right and the team wakes the hell up. Other wise, our season is going to look like this.

2 comments:

Ms. Conduct December 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM  

Be sure and watch the highlights though. It's worth the pain for this one crazy save Moose makes.

Sunshine36616 December 31, 2009 at 3:17 AM  

That's good to know, I set up a recording for the replay.

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