"yeah, the pens remember the bitter feelings from last year... but the caps have gotten destroyed over and over by the pens in the playoffs for 15 years. memories of losing don't make you any more likely to win the next time. of course most of…"
"i disagree. goons, pests, etc. are one of my favorite parts of the game. it's a completely valid skill set to throw opponents off their game, get them overly emotional, drawing penalties (not diving a la crosby, i mean getting guys pissed off…"
"i'm not too sure who you think had no skill... certainly not hunter, who managed to rack up several 70 point seasons on his way to becoming the second highest penalized player in history. with all that time in the box, you'd think he…"
"an example: dale hunter was one of my favorite players of all time. he was so fun to watch, and played with such heart. i just posted a video that showed one of his classic antics. in bettman's nhl, he'd be suspended, and probably…"