Found December 01, 2011 on The 6th Sens:
  Had you told me at the beginning of the year that by the quarter mark of the NHL season that Ottawa would receive such little production from the players that it were being so heavily being relied upon to provide secondary scoring, I would have assumed that the team would be suffering for it in the standings. Daniel Alfredsson:  5 goals and 10 points in 18 GP Bobby Butler: 2 goals and 6 points in 15 GP Peter Regin: 1 goal and 3 points in 5 GP Nikita Filatov: 1 point in 8 GP Stephane Da Costa: 3 goals and 5 points in 22 GP Yet, with a record of 12-10-2, Ottawa’s been better than many could have predicted. (Mind you, this record is somewhat inflated by the team’s 3-1 record in shootouts.) So what accounts for the Senators’ success? Well, we can rule out the ******* goaltending… In all seriousness though, I keep waiting for Milan Michalek to cool off from his torrid start and what I thought was an unsustainable 20.0% shooting percentage (almost double his career norm ...

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