: Line Combos:
Line Combos and D Pairs Need to be Changed
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10-12-2008, 03:28 PM
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Not moving our feet and SKATING is what lost the game. Most of those dumb penalties were hooking and interference calls resulting from gliding and coasting.
Mirasty wouldn't have helped. Different line combinations wouldn't have helped. Playing a couple of guys with fresh legs, who were healthy scratches Friday, may have.
Lee, I think you've hit this perfectly. Those are tired penalties. Second game of a back to back. We were in a deep hole before the 2nd period started.
I also think Hitch is quite concerned about the 2 rookies in a defensive way, and playing them with Chimmer was his way of using that line with discretion. Now that he's seen good games from each of them I hope he'll split them and move them up to clear top 6 roles.
Should be interesting to see what his thoughts are about them after reviewing the tape of the 1st two games.
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