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12-28-2011, 09:53 AM
The Mentalist
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Originally Posted by rj24 View Post
Pretty much the opposite of the Leafs PK. They are far too stationary and let people have to much time, then when they do try to be a little aggressive they start puck chasing and leaving guys wide open. I also find our defensemen play too high in the slot leaving an easy 2 on 1 or even a 2 on 0 right in front the of the net.
Eakins also talked about changing guys on the fly, and using high energy guys. He will start with Ziggy and Hamilton to win face offs and when possession is won, he changes them up focusing pressure up ice rather than just concentrating on their own zone. Repeat that pressure up ice, something the Leafs do not do.

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