“New” NHL? Not this Tuesday

January 1, 2006

Red-hot Wings face Minnesota next.  Eric at Off Wing (and Tom Benjamin) gives us a glimpse of what we can expect.

The Wild has made a surge to reach .500, playing the same way it did before the rule changes.”This is the system here,” goalie Manny Fernandez told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Jacques [Lemaire] feeds off the frustration of other coaches, the way they see us playing and how this is not the way we should be playing in the new NHL. It’s actually affecting their game.

“We’ve been successful with it. It took us pretty far that one year in the playoffs, so why stop now?”

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