Found October 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The Senators are losing hockey games and the fan base is grumpy, bordering on apathetic. So, while coaching staff and management sort out the team’s shortcomings, our goal today is to find some perspective. How good or bad is this team and what, exactly, are reasonable expectations for them? Defenceman Erik Karlsson admitted on Monday that raised expectations for the team and for him personally are a burden. “You guys talked about me like I’m some (effing) god or something,” Karlsson said, bluntly. More from EK65 in a moment. How quickly do you judge Karlsson, or this entire team 11 games in, with a brutal early schedule and 4-5-2 record? Most of the pre-season expectations – that this would be a playoff team and an eastern contender – were based on last season’s performance, so let’s start there. Were the 2012-13 Senators really as formidable as they appear in most casual references to them? For the record, they finished 7th in the Eastern Conference with 56 points in 48 ga...
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