Found December 21, 2011 on Rob The Hockey Guy:
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I’m not sure if I just wanted to torture myself or if this is part of the healing process, but I watched game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final again on the weekend. I have the game on my PVR, along with a few other notable games from last year’s playoff run (game 7 vs Chicago, game 5 vs San Jose, Game 1 and 2 versus Boston). I’ve watched parts of all the other games before, but this was the first time that I mustered up the courage to watch the most important game in franchise history. So why did I inflict this pain upon myself? Well, it was because I felt like a lot of myths are starting to develop about the Canucks season last year. For one, people talk about last year as if it was a total failure. Obviously it was a total success, but it was pretty darn close. For another, people think that the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup Final because of the Bruins toughness. While toughness contributed to it, it’s probably a bit exaggerated. So I watched game 7 again. I remembered the Canucks getti...
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