BRUINS COULD BE THE BEST

BRUINS COULD BE THE BEST

Post by ERIC ALAN WITZGA » Sat, 13 Nov 1993 10:45:26


When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
 
 

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Post by Wayne Sco » Sun, 14 Nov 1993 09:05:15


|>
|> When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
|> these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
|> Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
|> finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
|> the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Okay lets see:

When Ray Whitney comes back, with a healthy Jason More, with Igor Larionov
feeding these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense
lead by (insert young defenseman's name here), and with the solid goaltending
of Arturs Irbe, the Sharks might finally be ready to beat out the Kings and
either the Pens or Habs to gain the Stanley Cup:-) :-) :-)

Either case - not gonna happen.

Wayne

 
 
 

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Post by TORONTO = RUSH + MAPLE LEA » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 05:23:16


Quote:

>When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
>these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
>Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
>finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
>the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We've got the great playing element versus the shitty administrative
hijinks that usually surround the B's.  Granted, Sinden is a weenus for trading
Moog and Poulin and Millbury is quick to deny any goings-on,  The B's could win
the Cup (they haven't since the 1970's!) and bring it back to Beantown...IF
Gretzky, Gilmour or Lemieux don't get to them first.

(Wouldn't be a bad idea for Causeway Street to be littered with crazed B's fans
after they win the Cup...)

Brian Colby/UMass Dartmouth/1993



 
 
 

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Post by Eric Mass » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 06:23:31

Quote:


>>When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
>>these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
>>Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
>>finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
>>the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You are ignoring a very important team that  you'll have to go through
before you aspire to playing the Leafs or Kings. The defending Stanley Cup
champions themselves and your biggest ennemy: Da Habs. I don't think Boston
has got the team to beat Montreal even if they could perhaps the beat the Kings
or Leafs.  Your team was up there in 1988 and 1990. In fact you should have won
in 1990 but your team undeoerformed. The guys are getting old and Harry Sinden
is stingy (nothing like Pocklington though).

Salut,

Eric

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Post by The Always Fanatical: Patrick Elli » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 01:30:41

I really don't see what the fuss is with all of the arguing over the
management.  The only thing that I've seen wrong so far this year, is the
lack of play of Dimitri (now fixed unfortunately...) and the Poulin
fiasco.  However, Lets drop the Moog shit, I loved the guy, and I wouldn't
have tradded for him BUT, Casey is Playing GREAT...  Far better than
Moog has been during the same period of time.  The Bruins have lost
NOTHING from that trade.  Casey is younger, which is something the B's need
(just check out the G.A.A. of Bales or anyone else in Providence to see why...)
My understanding of the Poulin situation was that the B's offered him a
contract.  He didn't like it, and before anyone knew what was going on he
was in Washington....    The Bruins ahve a good team, Good enough to
win the cup, (IMHO...)  Lemieux is a non factor, I'll be surprised to
see him play this year...  Gretzky doesn't have the supporting case
(particularly in goal) to make anohter run.  And frankly Toronto had a
hot streak, now its over.  What's there record been since the broke
the record?  something 2-3-1??  Toronto simply doesn't ahve the depth.

The B's have the right idea.  Play the youngsters HARD right now.  By
the time the playoffs roll around they will be in sync, and the B's
can make a legitimate run for the cup.

    but then that's just my opinion....

                        Pat Ellis

 
 
 

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Post by Bradley N. Corye » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 10:07:43


Quote:

>When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
>these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
>Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
>finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
>the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        They could be the best, if they got rid of Casey.
 
 
 

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Post by The Always Fanatical: Patrick Elli » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 05:35:39

Quote:
> they could be the best...  If they got rid of jon Casey....

    What????  excuse me, have you looked at the Goalie stats lately??
Mr. Casey is currently ranked as the number 4 Goal tender, only
Roy (deservedly so...) teh Beezzer, and I think Puppa are ahead of him.
Who would be better in his place (realistically)?????  If he keeps up
these stats all year, you'll see teh B's in the Cup finals....

         Pat E

 
 
 

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Post by Boris Vo » Wed, 17 Nov 1993 00:08:17



|> >>
|> >>When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
|> >>these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
|> >>Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
|> >>finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
|> >>the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!
|> >
|> You are ignoring a very important team that  you'll have to go through
|> before you aspire to playing the Leafs or Kings. The defending Stanley Cup
|> champions themselves and your biggest ennemy: Da Habs. I don't think Boston
|> has got the team to beat Montreal even if they could perhaps the beat the Kings
|> or Leafs.  Your team was up there in 1988 and 1990. In fact you should have won
|> in 1990 but your team undeoerformed. The guys are getting old and Harry Sinden
|> is stingy (nothing like Pocklington though).

 The Bruins have beaten the Habs 4 out of the last 5 times they have met, the
last 3 in a row. After going 40 years without beating them, the B's have created
the ultimate Hab killing machine, however the machine doesn't work very well
against Mario. I was looking forward to another glorious victory over the Habs
until the Sabres spoiled the party. I have quite a few friends who are Hab fans
who were very worried, especially after the final Saturday of the season when
1st place was on the line, and the Bruins crushed the Habs in the Forumn.

 It was a shame we didn't meet. We should have used the secret Habs plan to
beat the Sabres - just send Fuhr a dozen pizzas

Boris Volk - Bruins fan

 
 
 

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Post by Mario Bordog » Tue, 16 Nov 1993 07:44:19


Quote:
MAPLE LEAFS) writes:

(ERIC ALAN WITZGALL) writes:

> >When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates  
feeding
> >these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead  
by
> >Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins  
might
> >finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to  
regain
> >the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        As decent as a team Boston may be, they aren't cup material.  They  
have the core players, but that's about it.  They are a lot like St. Louis  
in that regard, but St. Louis has a much better goaltender and they aren't  
cup material either.  Not only that, but the Boston's core players aren't  
even healthy now.  They have to be healthy come playoff time, or the small  
chance that Boston does have will disappear.  Also, they don't have much  
depth at all, like I said, they have a core, that's about it.  The young  
players may be good depth players in a couple years, but they aren't now.  
Besides, behind Bourque, the defense is weak.  And losing Poulin was a BIG  
mistake.   Finally, I'm sorry to say that Casey isn't a goaltender that  
can lead a team to the cup.  He was outstanding for Minnesota leading them  
to the cup finals 3 years ago, but I can't see that happening again.  Some  
team with a devastating offense will be able to sieve Casey in a 7-game  
series.        
                                ----Mario B.!
Quote:

> Brian Colby/UMass Dartmouth/1993



 
 
 

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Post by Lonnie Grantham, Preclincal Biometrics, Bldg16-212S x51 » Wed, 17 Nov 1993 08:14:45


Quote:

> When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding

                                     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I doubt Cam will ever be healthy again.  Even so, a 1 legged Neely is more
effective than most RWs.

Quote:
> these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
> Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might

  ^^^^^^^^^^^               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
You mean Ray "How's she goin'" Bourque?  I've seen him get burned too many
times in recent years.  Remember Sergei Fedorov's move around Ray earlier in
the year?

Jon Casey "solid"?  Not IMHO.

Quote:
> finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
> the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by ful.. » Thu, 18 Nov 1993 02:54:01

I would like to think that Pat is right, that the B's CAN win
the Cup this year.  But, after watching my beloved Broons for
15 years my observations are:

1.  The B's always play hard, gut-wrenching hockey during the
    regular season, so that by the time the play-offs roll around
    they are exhausted/injured/etc.

2.  They always seem to ***and/or spend a lot of energy on
    the teams you'd expect them to flatten in the playoffs.  (Is
    that because they don't expect to have a hard time with them
    so they slack off/don't play as well?)

3.  The B's always seem to come up against a goaltender who plays
    the series of his life against the B's.  We need to get a
    goalie who can do that as well.  I think we may (crossed fingers)
    have that in Jon Casey, but too early to tell.

Observations from an always hopeful Broons fan.

Denise

 
 
 

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Post by Iain P. Gri » Thu, 18 Nov 1993 02:20:21



Quote:

>> When Joe Juneau comes back, with a healthy Neely, with Adam Oates feeding
>                                     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>I doubt Cam will ever be healthy again.  Even so, a 1 legged Neely is more
>effective than most RWs.

>> these guys the puck while scoring a few on his own, with a defense lead by
>> Ray Bourque, and with the solid goaltending of Jon Casey, the Bruins might
>  ^^^^^^^^^^^               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>You mean Ray "How's she goin'" Bourque?  I've seen him get burned too many
>times in recent years.  Remember Sergei Fedorov's move around Ray earlier in
>the year?

>Jon Casey "solid"?  Not IMHO.

>> finally be ready to beat out the Pens and either the Leafs or Kings to regain
>> the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What colour is the sky in your world?

Flames in '94.

 
 
 

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Post by The Always Fanatical: Patrick Elli » Thu, 18 Nov 1993 06:58:22

Quote:
>1.  The B's always play hard, gut-wrenching hockey during the
>    regular season, so that by the time the play-offs roll around
>    they are exhausted/injured/etc.

>2.  They always seem to ***and/or spend a lot of energy on
>    the teams you'd expect them to flatten in the playoffs.  (Is
>    that because they don't expect to have a hard time with them
>    so they slack off/don't play as well?)

>3.  The B's always seem to come up against a goaltender who plays
>    the series of his life against the B's.  We need to get a
>    goalie who can do that as well.  I think we may (crossed fingers)
>    have that in Jon Casey, but too early to tell.

>Observations from an always hopeful Broons fan.

>Denise

1.  Well just think were getting the injuries now, hopefully well
get teh rest of them out of the way as well....  I personally like
the way teh B's are playing now.  They've gota  decent record, but
I do not see them burning out if they continue to play as they are
now.  I think come playoff time, all the players will be all warmed
up and ready to go.....

2.
well I can't say much there, hopefully, with the new playoff format
the B's will play someone else (Washington?!??!?!?) in hte first round
well have to play that one by ear...

3.
Well what can I say about the goaltenders....  Lets just hope that
we ahve gotten that one out of our system (i.e. tugnutt, irbe, Osgood...)
As for Casey, he's on a streak right now...  Hopefully that will continue
for about 5 more games...  then average for a while then the same
thing around the 50 game mark, then average again and woops,
just in time for the playoffs... the streak begins.....

               Pat Ellis

just some more observations from an always optimistic Broons fan.....