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04-30-2008, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Lyle_Odelein View Post
The defensive strategy of having the D back 20 feet into the zone on 2 on 2 rushes has been killing the Habs all playoffs long. Pressure the puck carrier at the blueline and force them to pass. It is absolutely bushleague that the Habs haven't made the adjustment on this type of play that has been leading to goals all playoffs. It's basic defensive strategy. Defensemen should not play even-man rushes the same way as odd-man rushes. Please address this horrible trend now.
I'm sure Doug would tell you that the defense has been fine, they have allowed an average of 20 shots a night with about 1/3 the quality shots Phille has allowed. The answer is elswhere.

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