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No animosity, no problem for Peter DeBoer

Jun 2, 2012, 3:58 PM EDT

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One thing lacking from Game 1 was any kind of nastiness from either the Kings or the Devils. While we remember the Bruins and Canucks instantly getting under each other’s skin last season in the finals, that hasn’t happened yet this year.

Devils coach Peter DeBoer feels just fine about the series, so far, lacking any kind of heat as he told reporters this morning.

“I would doubt you’re going to see any fighting,” DeBoer said. “I think both teams’ discipline is at a premium. We’re both good five-on-five teams. I don’t think either of us wants to get into a specialty team game. You’re not going to see any of that stuff.”

“But that doesn’t mean it’s not a war at ice level for ice and puck battles and space.”

The teams weren’t lacking in physicality as there more than 70 hits doled out in Game 1 with the Devils in particular stepping up their game later on. With more hits comes upset feelings. There might not be any rough stuff at the moment, but it’s coming.

  1. eigglesnosuperbowls - Jun 2, 2012 at 4:19 PM

    Sutter and DeBoer,,,,,,,,I think these two even dream in boring ! I’ll take Flyers Penquins any day of the week and twice on Sundays over this snooz fest !

    • checkforecheck - Jun 2, 2012 at 4:23 PM

      In every comment you have, I can tell you’re the worst type of fan in everything. Run back off to the steel mill, the trolling act is getting old.

      • eigglesnosuperbowls - Jun 2, 2012 at 4:35 PM

        Go take a ride in your 3 month behind in payments DODGE RAM with your camouflage JERSEY DEVILS hat to the game tonight with the tickets you had to put on your blown out charge card wearing a throwback SCOTT STEVENS Devils jersey while chanting beat LA that you fraud fans stole from a real athletic event Sixers -Celtics 30 years ago ! DEVILS fans are the biggest frauds in all of sports !

  2. vindicatus - Jun 2, 2012 at 7:28 PM

    R u mad?

    • chill1184 - Jun 2, 2012 at 7:48 PM

      He’s bitter because King Lundqvist still has to look up at Emperor Brodeur

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