(C1) NSH 2
(WC1) DAL 2
(C2) WPG 2
(C3) STL 3
(P1) CGY 1
(WC2) COL 3
(P2) SJS 2
(P3) VGK 3
(A1) TBL 0
(WC2) CBJ 4
(A2) BOS 2
(A3) TOR 2
(M1) WSH 2
(WC1) CAR 2
(M2) NYI 4
(M3) PIT 0
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Round 1: Lightning vs Jackets

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3 minutes ago, Morrison7 said:

Tampa is the first team since the 1937-38 Bruins to finish the regular season with the most points, but get swept in the first round.


All the wrong reasons indeed.

Yup.  I'm guessing Cooper's seen his last days in Tampa.

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2 hours ago, Morrison7 said:

Aside from period 1 of Game 1... Tampa looked completely disinterested. The same thing we've seen from the Leafs throughout the second half of the season and in Game 2.

Softer high skilled teams can have that happen to them by more throwback teams like Columbus.  It's also why Cooper was bad this series and you can see the clear difference between he and Babcock.  Cooper didn't have his team adjust.  They continued to attenpt to stretch out the neutral zone and stretch pass instead of doing what Babcock has done.  And that is have his team force the play in the offensive zone by getting the puck in and using the speed to force decisions on the defenders with smart stick checking. It puts them.on their heels and also opens things up elsewhere because its not the same predictable game plan.

Doesn't mean you're going to win but if you aren't adjusting you're not trying.

 

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