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03-31-2011, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by redwhiteandblue View Post
What I was trying to say was that you would think you would put your strongest faceoff guy out in that case. Defensive zone draw, Avs pull their goalie....... just what most coaches would do. Instead, he had Legwand out who was horrific all night on draws ( and he did lose it ). The only sense I could make was maybe he wanted 11 to get another empty net goal.
I meant Trotz was looking for offense more than defense for the first time.
I think someone said that Geoffrion had the best faceoff % of the night, with Smithson and Leggy not doing that great. We're up 3-2 with 3 seconds left, he puts in his most reliable center instead of a guy who's only played in 16 games. It was the right call.

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