Thread: Sportsnet: AV extension through 12-13
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09-10-2009, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Alan Jackson View Post
Yes, all good teams can hold a lead. There's nothing wrong with holding the lead. The problem starts when you create absolutely no attack, and invite the other team to come at you in waves. A bad bounce, a flubbed save, and you're finished.

You can effectively take time off the clock when you have posession of the puck and at least try to extend that lead.

When you sit back, when you stop playing, when you concede pressure to the other team, you are doomed.
In the new NHL that is exactly right. In the old NHL not so much or in soccer not so much. Without the clutching and holding etc. you are most certainly doomed.

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