About last night …

My friend Ron Reusch loves this Darryl Sutter quote on the Nashville Predators:
“They play the same way over and over and over and over and over and over and over.”
The L.A. coach offered that analysis after his Kings beat Nashville 2-1 on Thursday.
At the short end of the same score, Michel Therrien may have had a similar impression.
But viewers who watched the latest 24CH would guess the Canadiens kindly old coach phrase it slightly differently.
Like “They play the same f—ing way over and f—ing over and f—ing over …”

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