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11-18-2011, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Sojourn View Post
Anaheim finished strong because their best players were their best players. A tough player can create space for the skill players, but not when they aren't on the ice together. Winchester going out on the ice and being physical doesn't create space for a player like Perry, because they aren't on the same line. That would be like Dan Sexton creating space for Getzlaf, because he's fast and speed backs players off, even though they never played together.
Winchester took shifts on the top line but creating space is not just done when on the ice together its done by punishing opposing d slowing them down

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