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09-23-2005, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Pred303
one huge change is the no change after an icing rule..teams are going to work this to death...twice we held the puck in for a minute or so and forced an icing,then brought in a fresh line and made them look like they were skating in quicksand..this is a huge change,'s going to cause about an extra goal every 2-3 games you watch
Greg Johnson said yesterday that he thinks this will be the biggest factor of all the rule changes. The ability to conceivably put your top line out against a tired line will be huge. Especially if we have our 3rd line out, they force an icing, and we change in one of the two rested lines featuring 3 of Legwand, Robo, Kariya, Walker, Sullivan, and Erat.

edit...thanks as always for the write up pred303.

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