Winning does not equal playing well. Sometimes it actually hurts a team and fools them into thinking there are no flaws in their game. Then they get to the playoffs and are humiliated by the Flyers or Bruins.... ....wait, this sounds familiar. The other guys are getting paid to play/coach hockey, too. All that matters is getting the win, not how you look in getting the win. Win 10-0 or win 5-4 after trailing 4-0...both count the same. And all that matters in the playoffs is getting 16 wins, no matter how ugly or pretty they are. I'm getting convinced that many of you are starting to subscribe to the Lights Out/CS85 pessimistic "woe is me, my team will never win" attitude towards your teams, like you're looking for some sympathy from the masses. Don't understand that. It's not that serious. What are you trying to gain when you post "This team won't last very long in the playoffs."? You think people really want to see these types of posts? Eeeexactly what I expected in response. All I am saying is there is something to be said for being critical of a team even after a win. You can rack up 20 goals in three straight wins, but if you give up 15 in return, something is still wrong, and you are gonna get burned in the playoffs. Everyone knows playoff and regular season hockey are whole different animals. And trust me this is the last place I would go to if I was seeking sports-related sympathy. There's lots of wine here, yes, and lots of sour grapes along with it. I know the Penguins are gonna win the cup again someday. Will it happen this year with a injury-ridden roster depending on its stars because it has about as much forward depth as a backyard kiddie pool and a defense that's so bipolar it needs its own 90's teen drama? Probably not, but if it does, it'll be even sweeter. When it comes down to it, do you really care if the Penguins get sixteen wins of the 6-5 variety instead of 2-1, 3-2 contests? There's a distinct difference between being critical and being negative. Sure, it's fine to say "the defense needs to tighten things up" and the like, but there's really no reason to add "We're gonna get killed", "I hate sports", "We're gonna get our asses kicked", etc. It's especially petty when fans of teams currently sitting in the #2 slot to be pissing and moaning and dismissing their team's chances of winning the Cup, especially after their team just won a game. There are fans of 26 other franchises that would love to be in the very position that the Ducks and Penguins are in right now. These aren't robots playing sports. They're humans, and humans aren't perfect. You're not going to get "the perfect game" played every time. Quit acting like you're an analyst of the team and just enjoy sports for what they are: entertainment. Your team wins......enjoy the win and quit looking for negatives. In the playoffs, no, I don't give two :censored:s how they win, just that they do win. I wasn't in the group saying "my team is gonna get killed", I try to remain on the "cautiously optimistic" side of the spectrum, which I believe is okay. I believe the Penguins definitely can do it, but I know there are many reasons why they very well might not. Same goes for every team, and I prefer to look at both sides when weighing someone's chances. It doesn't affect how I watch the game or react to the result. Why can't someone analyze their team? Some people find that entertaining as well. I understand you hate people whining about sports, especially if the person is a fan of a good team, but don't tell people how to enjoy sports. That's like telling someone how to listen to their music. If someone wants to be a bit more cerebral when they watch guys skate around on ice, then so be it. Different strokes, different folks. No, because a blowjob is something I'd like to experience on a regular basis. Steigy is a joke. Why Root Sports favors him over a hall-of-famer and fan favorite is beyond me.