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07-17-2011, 08:10 PM
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Spot on. However in my opinion Stoll doesn't have the required offensive qualities to find himself in wrist shot situations during the game often enough. Those chances will remain very limited.
If he can find himself open in the high slot, Brad Richardson can get him the puck while Clifford sets up the screen in front. I think that trio can click offensively while also playing responsible defensively. The problem with Stoll is that he is usually the first attacker in on the fore check.
It may serve him better to be the high forward (or F2 in coach terminology) while Brad Richardson is F1 (the chasing forward). Richardson's speed does cause turnovers, as we saw in the Vancouver series last year when he stripped Alberts of the puck and caught Luongo sleeping.
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