Official Game Thread: NYR-ATL
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10-18-2003, 06:49 AM
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He's responsible in his own zone, doesn't try to be fancy just clears the puck, doesn't try to rush up the ice, he overpowers people and has good speed. Explain why not?
Basically what Brooklyn said.
Sure Holik is a good defensive player and an excellent back-checker but on the PK it comes down to speed and quickness and Holik does not have it. His size and willingness to take the body is not neccesarily an asset when killing penalties. For the same reasons, I don't understand why Sather keeps using Lindros on the PK.
My forward pairings on the pk would be:
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