no frigging excuse. Unless it's that good old "Hey We Won the CCHA" crap.
It's the Irish Law of Gravity. Any success in the season must be followed by a postseason performance that completely wipes away any good feelings that might result.
to repeat, it's why I said last week I preferred a nice 3- or 4-seed jaunt somewhere. The track record proves conclusively that we cannot handle respect.
... but our craptastic (non)performance is similar to that disaster. Am more PO'ed at how flat we are... we all knew that SCS was gonna be tough