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11-23-2010, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Trojan35 View Post
Last night, we were up 2-1 and trying to hold on to make the playoffs. The 3rd line with the two weakest skaters on the team were out there. We didn't call the line off, but I called off one of the two with 23 seconds left and put the top line winger out there. My justification was threefold 1) 30 seconds left 1 goal game, 2) needed the win to get everyone another game in playoffs and 3) The guy I was putting out there had both goals and they had pulled their goalie... he's never had a hat trick in his life.

Legit or am I an ass?
That's fair. Everyone has fun for 59 minutes. If it comes down to that last minute and the game is on the line, your make the call and put the top guys out. The guys you're removing will be happier with a win than more time.

edit: I'm sure they'll understand as well. Played hard for 59 minutes and you're only up by one? You want to give your team its best chance at winning.

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