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Ring Pavlov’s bell in San Jose, who drools first?

Among other things that went wrong in Pittsburgh during the playoffs, Evgeni Malkin was unrelentingly pestered to the point of frustration by a 19 year old Flyer rookie.  I mention this as I did yesterday not only because it gives me tremendous satisfaction but because the same thing happened to a lot of teams this season: a bunch of new kids beat the old guard.  Hell, even the Coyotes made it out of the first round for the first time.

Jason Plank ‏ @fearthefin: “First time since 2001 that one of Detroit, Vancouver, or San Jose failed to advance to second round. All went out in 5 games this year.”

Even veterans fall down.  They tend to get back up and make adjustments quicker than a first-timer does.  The Sharks all just fell down together big time, I don’t want Doug Wilson to waste that lesson by sending a bunch of them packing and bringing in guys who have no memory of the group fail.  It’s time to get some heads examined, because body-swapping has lost its kick.  Or you can keep trying to get a better fix like a proper junkie would.

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