Game 6 at Florida---Get the Job Done

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What’s simply unfathomable to me is not giving swayman a little taste of PT late - there is zero downside and you avoid him starting cold in game 7
 

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I'm not anti-Ullmark. But if you can't see how garbage he's playing right now then I don't know what to tell you. This is as obvious as Tuukka's injury was (to everyone but Butch).
 

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I mean, his positioning and ability to control his movement is a complete fucking disaster. Just look at him. This is like the defense of Rask playing a Game 6 & 7 with a career ending injury, because the Bs D also had issues, and his painfully obvious injury did not prevent him from winning a couple games.
 

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Is he? He’s had a couple of good games. But the pressure has ramped up and he’s collapsed too. The brain fart in Game 5 wasn’t an injury.
Yes, it’s fucking obvious. Every time he has to go to the ice it takes him 7x as long to get up as it took Jim Brown to get up from a tackle in the 4th quarter.

I’m sensing Swayman Sunday anyway based on the postgame comments.
 

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These aren’t 60 foot softies going under Ullmark’s arm. They are shots from close coming after sustained pressure, often behind him, where he’s going side to side because nobody on the team can be bothered to check.

I’m not saying he has been good, but fuck, they are not even trying in their own end. They are standing on the dot watching fucking guys cruise around in the corners untouched.
youre not wrong but sometimes a goalie just needs to step up. Yes, scoring goals in hockey is hard. Yes sometimes shots find the corner. But sometimes it’s also who’s got the better goalie.
 

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Yes, it’s fucking obvious. Every time he has to go to the ice it takes him 7x as long to get up as it took Jim Brown to get up from a tackle in the 4th quarter.

I’m sensing Swayman Sunday anyway based on the postgame comments.
Then why the fuck didn’t Montgomery play him in the 3rd?
 

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What I don't understand is how the organization -- which has like an army of people in the room for any number of decisions -- does not have anyone willing to make some of these cases in a convincing way -- fucking bench Forbort, give Ullmark a rest and get fucking Fredric on the ice and Foligno off it. Jesus.
 

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I’ll bow out. I’m just going by arithmetic/facts.
So your argument now is they are 3-1 without Bergeron this series; therefore you are right about not needing him until the ECF because they actually don’t need him at all. They are worse with him.

I am sorry for the confusion. Just trying to keep up.
 

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His team is reeling -- outwardly, he needs to stay positive. Inside, he's far from thrilled.
Yeah, but you don’t have to go full Pollyanna either. The PP is a monster again, Pastrnak looked the best he has all series, Marchand has been phenomenal. No need to sound like you’re auditioning for the ESPN crew.
 

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He gave up multiple soft goals the past few games, served the OT game winner last game on a fucking platter, has been physically laboring all series, and was questionable for substantial portions of it.

Jesus, dude. Multiple things can be true at once. Ullmark spitting the bit tonight does not necessarily imply that his defense has been stellar.
I don’t know who will or should start Sunday. I’m not in the room. My point wasn’t to defend Ullmark. It was to say that unless the team is going to get its hands dirty in its own end, it might not really matter.
 

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I don’t know who will or should start Sunday. I’m not in the room. My point wasn’t to defend Ullmark. It was to say that unless the team is going to get its hands dirty in its own end, it might not really matter.
If my aunt had balls, she’d be my uncle. You put your team in the best position to win. Keeping a goalie who obviously doesn’t have it in the game while your offense is flying and your defense is leaky doesn’t do that.
 

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I did not see the postgame interviews, but I am not aware that Monty said anything about some of the really atrocious non-calls in that game, especially the last very obvious trip that led to the goal and even the hand pass call. Part of coaching is to put the refs on the alert so they won't do it in game 7. A coach really must play that "game" and so far he has not. He needs to and there is still time -- right Monty?
 

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I did not see the postgame interviews, but I am not aware that Monty said anything about some of the really atrocious non-calls in that game, especially the last very obvious trip that led to the goal and even the hand pass call. Part of coaching is to put the refs on the alert so they won't do it in game 7. A coach really must play that "game" and so far he has not. He needs to and there is still time -- right Monty?
He’s obviously in over his fucking head, and has been out coached the entire series.
 

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I did not see the postgame interviews, but I am not aware that Monty said anything about some of the really atrocious non-calls in that game, especially the last very obvious trip that led to the goal and even the hand pass call. Part of coaching is to put the refs on the alert so they won't do it in game 7. A coach really must play that "game" and so far he has not. He needs to and there is still time -- right Monty?
Yep.
 

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Look I get that tonight sucks but he got sober and paid for his mistakes. I think that’s something he deserves a lot of credit for and you can criticize him without stooping to this level.
Yeah and maybe at a different time in my life I’d agree with you. But I’m having a hell of a couple months, and this playoff run was the one thing I was really looking forward too. And he’s one of the main guys ducking it up. If that makes me a bad person then fuck it. Nothing in life matters anyway.
 

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This reminds me of Cassidy last year and Claude before him. For some reason this franchise won’t let their coaches go absolutely off. This bit the Bruins in the Finals with the Blues and it has been a recurring problem.

The “taking the high road” hasn’t worked, won’t work, & no one cares if you keep losing.
 

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Yeah and maybe at a different time in my life I’d agree with you. But I’m having a hell of a couple months, and this playoff run was the one thing I was really looking forward too. And he’s one of the main guys ducking it up. If that makes me a bad person then fuck it. Nothing in life matters anyway.
Sorry to hear that. I hope they win game 7 for you in an absolute clinic
 

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Thing is, a controlled and righteous anger can dispel nerves and make a team play to the max of their skill level. Monty could help instill that (the Bs look bewildered at times and unfocused). I'm sure they all know that FL has gotten away with many borderline and not so borderline holding and interference penalties -- thats the way they have decided to offset the Bs advantage in skill. That, plus what happened tonight, which is not as bad as 2019 (of course what is) but still bad, can and should be used by Monty -- it puts the refs on notice (they know what they did) and fires up his team. So Monty-- how about it? It certainly worked for the Blues.
 

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Thing is, a controlled and righteous anger can dispel nerves and make a team play to the max of their skill level. Monty could help instill that (the Bs look bewildered at times and unfocused). I'm sure they all know that FL has gotten away with many borderline and not so borderline holding and interference penalties -- thats the way they have decided to offset the Bs advantage in skill. That, plus what happened tonight, which is not as bad as 2019 (of course what is) but still bad, can and should be used by Monty -- it puts the refs on notice (they know what they did) and fires up his team. So Monty-- how about it? It certainly worked for the Blues.
I couldn’t agree more. Florida is resilient as fuck but the refs were a big factor tonight. The non call on the trip on Orlov looms large and the call on Clifton is a real fuckin outlier in the way the series has been officiated
 

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Hey, assholes who want to make jokes of him "relapsing," you obviously don't how fucked alcoholism is. Stop fucking acting like you know and shut the fuck up
 

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I wont quote anyone, just scroll through the posts since the game ended
I’m saying I wasn’t joking. I’m obviously wondering if he was fucked up based on that comment that was quoted. Maybe it’s because I’m pretty fucked up right now I thought that, but I wasn’t joking.
 

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I’m saying I wasn’t joking. I’m obviously wondering if he was fucked up. Maybe it’s because I’m pretty fucked up right now I thought that, but I wasn’t joking.
Dude(or Dudette), don't question someone's sobriety, especially an admitted addict, most people don't get there and a lot don't make it.