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11-12-2011, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Gino 14 View Post
The best thing to do is to work on your wrister and leave the slapshot for the pros. The slapshot is the least accurate and most over rated shot by players just because it looks great the few times it works. You'll score more goals and win more games with a good wrist shot and you won't look like a tool when you windmill a puck that you could have easily wristed in to an open net.
I disagree, the more options you have at your disposal, the more successful you will be. Some situations, the slapshot is the better shot to use. And I will say this, shot accuracy can be overrated, it doesn't mean anything if the goalie has time to react to the shot. I had a hard, accurate wrister to begin with, but I was well aware I could create MORE chances if I had that slapshot in the arsenal, and I'd never make the switch to defense without it. People are starting to realize they need to get out of the way

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