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FLYLine24 01-25-2008 01:45 AM

What Position do you Play?
 
What position do you play?

Me...i'm all over. Played defense from 7-9 years old. Then moved to offense from 9-18, then back to defense 18-20 years old and now at 22 I play both forward and defense for all 3 of my teams.

I'm the best forward on my old varsity hockey school team that we formed in an adult league (heh, funny also since I wasnt the best player back in HS...but now I am..lets just say I was a bit out of shape back then and now i'm not).

My other 2 adult teams I still play defense, and love it. I play very good defense and I still get a good amount of points for each.

Anyway, what do you play??

lotus 01-25-2008 02:09 AM

Forward, but I'll go defense in pickup games just because it's fun to be able to see the entire ice and carry it up from that vantage point. Plus I love to put a low slapper on goal and watch a mess ensue. Makes me feel powerful to know that my shot can cause so much havoc, even if it's not going directly into the net ^.^

Generally right wing, as a left handed shot. I'd love to claim that I have a killer one timer, but in reality I just suck at stopping on my left side.

The Goaltending Guru 01-25-2008 07:23 AM

Goaltender.

RocheBag 01-25-2008 03:22 PM

Goaltender.

Goalie27* 01-25-2008 03:31 PM

I played goalie in high school, and now I mostly play forward, and occasionally drop back on defense... And I'll still strap on the pads if anyone needs a goaltender. So I guess my answer is "all of the above." ;)

bottleCAPS 01-25-2008 05:04 PM

this year i just started playing defense as my team is awfully depleted and i'm starting to like it a lot. i still rotate back and forth depending on who's in the lineup so i put myself down for F & D.

Devil Dancer 01-25-2008 06:57 PM

D

I love playing LW, but I'm a sucky forward.

Velociraptor 01-25-2008 07:03 PM

i have played f thorughout my career. but my short stints in the BCHL and the QMJHL didnt get me anywhere. so im a d now.

Granlund2Pulkkinen* 01-25-2008 07:21 PM

I started playing hockey in 1991 at age 4

1991-1998: Goaltender in Finland/Quebec (I was blessed, my coach in Finland was a 50 year old man who seemed as if he invented goaltending)
1998-2000: Defense in Colorado
2000-2001: Goaltender in Chicago
2001-2002: Center in Chicago
2002-2008: Left wing in Chicago

Redden Hogalot* 01-25-2008 07:34 PM

I started when I was 10, and I played defense for the first year. Then I wanted to play forward and I've been playing it ever since. But I think I am a more all around player now than previous years.

Ten 01-25-2008 08:45 PM

Left-wing, can fill in on the right side every once in a while. I'm lousy at faceoffs so I don't play center, and I can't skate backwards particularly great so I don't play defense either.

And I hate goalies.

I'll do defense in road hockey just to mix things up, I'm a finesse d-man with the puck and a stay-at-home one without it.

Gallick 01-26-2008 12:08 AM

I have always been a forward. For my first few years I played mostly center and right wing, but in my last couple years I found a niche as a right-handed left winger, finding I could get myself more open on the left side of the ice and could see the ice better. Not to mention having a right handed shot from the left side is always rad.

SSM12 01-26-2008 01:44 AM

Left Wing


but I can play Right Wing when need be

EmptyNetter 01-26-2008 09:02 AM

I'm primarily a defenseman but since our league team is deep at defense I shuffle between D and forward -- either wing. It gets confusing but I enjoy playing in so many different situations.

xeric716x 01-26-2008 09:50 AM

forward

Heat McManus 01-26-2008 12:04 PM

Mostly wing because there are usually better skaters to play center. At times I'll drop back on D

supaman 01-27-2008 01:21 AM

Mainly goalie. If not goal then Leftwing/Center. The occasional stint on defence.

FLYLine24 01-31-2008 01:56 AM

Damn i guess a lot of people dont play huh? 100's of users a day visit this board but I guess are too embarrassed to vote they dont play for some reason...?

303 views...just 39 votes..hmm

Ti-girl 01-31-2008 10:45 AM

I play wherever our coach puts me.

I play defense when we're short. I'm a good skater and am very defensivly minded.
I play centre because I'm a good faceoff man (girl, woman, person...whatever) 12/13 in the dot last night including 2 huge wins in our end and 3 huge wins to set up some scoring chances.
I play leftwing because I grind.

I HAVE played net before...but I ended up with 6PIM...in one game...so no more.

slade 01-31-2008 11:44 AM

forward- always.

Redwingsfan 01-31-2008 01:14 PM

Goalie..

ixciuncle 01-31-2008 01:33 PM

I play center. Pass first mentality.

Goalie27* 01-31-2008 01:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by FLYLine88 (Post 12274591)
Damn i guess a lot of people dont play huh? 100's of users a day visit this board but I guess are too embarrassed to vote they dont play for some reason...?

303 views...just 39 votes..hmm

I didn't vote because I play forward, defense, and goalie, and there's no option for "everything." :dunno:

MikeD 01-31-2008 06:08 PM

goalie

Vikke 02-01-2008 01:12 PM

LW or C. Prefer LW though since it gives me more opportunities to hit people :)


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