Amonte: Effort by Datsuk the difference

Amonte: Effort by Datsuk the difference
April 19, 2014, 2:00 pm
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One goal was the difference is the Bruins' 1-0 Game 1 loss to Red Wings and it came from one of the game's elite centers, Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk.

On Bruins Postgame Live, Michael Felger and Tony Amonte talked about how Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask had a very good night, until Datsyuk did his thing with about 3 minutes left in the game.

"Rask was great, but you gotta have that shot," Felger said. "You make every single save all game long, but [stopping that shot] that's what you've got to do if you want to win a Stanley Cup."

Said Amonte: "I think [Rask is] thinking high glove there. He picks his glove up just enough to get that puck underneath...Pavel Datsyuk is a goal-scorer. He knows how to put the puck in the back of the net. When he's cutting across the middle there on his forehand, he knows he's going to go back across the grain and try to get Rask while he's moving from left to right, shoot it back to that left side."