View Single Post
Old
01-01-2012, 02:03 AM
  #254
bsl
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 4,089
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiskeySeven View Post
For loads of reasons:

a) Leaves the hitter vulnerable and immobile
b) Lots of ways that the hit will not be successful
c) Penalty for low-bridging if performed incorrectly
d) Penalty for obstruction if ill-timed
Read my post above. I know what you're saying, but a good hip check in the neutral zone kills offensive threat immediately, it's worth the risk.

I have not seen this in years from Habs D, or any D in the NHL for that matter. I think Em was trained by great Russian D, (and their were many), and our own coaches should start bringing this kind of D back.

I think a lot of the NHL D are watching Em do this, and they are learning from it. Strange but true. It's like they forgot about this kind of D.

Superb play on MSL. Really superb.

bsl is offline   Reply With Quote