"I always say fear of losing is OK. It makes you play better. Fear of playing, I think that's where we're at right now. We're afraid to make a play, afraid to make a mistake, afraid to let down the other guy. A fear to lose is OK. But right now, we're afraid to play."
Monday, February 16, 2009
How a fear of losing differs from a fear of playing
As I type this, the Montreal Canadiens have lost seven of 10. Earlier this week, after losing to Calgary, Montreal coach Guy Carbonneau said his team seemed anxious.