A 7-3 loss at home, and most of the attention over the next 24 to 48 hours will focus on the post-game reactions from captain Daniel Alfredsson and head coach Paul MacLean.
For those who donât feel inclined to watch the video, Alfredsson was asked by a reporter whether the Senators could come back from a three games to one series deficit.
âProbably not. With their depth and power-play right now, it doesnât look too good.â
Thereâs no question that Alfie is going to catch flak from the sect of the fan base or media-types that will see this as weakness or the sign of a poor leader. They will admonish the captain for not throwing out some clichĂ©d answer that describes the process of going balls to the wall, guns blazing, having to play the full 60 minutes and take it one game at a time while skating the whole 200â and blah blah blah.
Alfie spoke the truth and I donât see anything nothing wrong with that. Sure, maybe there is something to be said about the concerns f...