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02-23-2011, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
Having two puckhandlers on a powerplay is fine, and I see no reason why Denneny can't be your slot/garbage guy. I think Denneny - Keats - Martinec looks good. Don't forget that your top powerplay unit can realistically eat up 75-80% of your man-advantage icetime if you want it to. Top powerplay skaters hit those numbers all the time, as it's not terrible strenuous playing keepaway win the man advantage. You want the most possible talent on the ice for your powerplay.
There is only one puck to go around, and based on games I have seen, Martinec* is best used as the brain of the PP, which is why I'd split the trio to create 2 dangerous PP units. But that's just my $0.02.

* I am a big fan, I've met him several times in person and even got an autograph

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