GDT:Preds Vs Stars: Avoid Embarassment Edition:
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03-03-2008, 06:54 AM
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Murfreesboro, Tn.
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The delay also allowed for both Erat and a Dallas defenseman to cross directly in front of Turco providing a beautiful screen for a split second hiding the release of the shot off Legwand's stick.
also legwand having to try to settle the puck while driving straight at the net caused him to gain control back behind him, which in turn made turco guess any shot might possibly go back toward his right instead of at the short, near side. you can see turco slow in the middle to play both either instead of pushing all the way to the near post, because the dragging of the puck behind legwand has made him second-guess which way the shot will come.
shots like this, when the player starts the wrister from way back behind him are tricky to read for any goalie..
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