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A Bad Night For Pogge

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,

Last night might have been one of those nasty, scarring experiences that a goalie never gets over and Pogge’s bewilderment seemed to hint at that after surrendering six goals on 20 shots to the Boston Bruins and being yanked after fewer than 33 minutes.

“Tonight sucked,” he said. “I’ve just got to go back to work tomorrow, I guess.”

Pogge’s brief outing included an unusual moment when, after he’d given up the fifth Boston goal, head coach Ron Wilson essentially challenged the third-year pro with some sharp words at the bench.

“Ah, you know, it was a slap on the ass, you know, try to get back into it,” said Pogge, choosing his words carefully. “Unfortunately, the first shot after that was a breakaway.”

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