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Kovacevic: What matters more than Murray’s rise?

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Matt Murray made 37 saves Friday in Columbus. - GETTY

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- "Big game. Rivalry. Huge game."

So spoke Sergei Bobrovsky after his Blue Jackets outlasted the Penguins in overtime, 2-1, Friday night at Nationwide Arena. And I've experienced plenty enough in the heart of Ohio in recent years to know the man meant every syllable.

Big game. Rivalry. Huge game.

To which I'll respond: No. No. Wow, dude, no.