How does Tort's get Brad Richards going??
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01-16-2012, 11:26 AM
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I'm still torn on Richards. To ruckus' point, as much as I love Cally/Dubi/Hagelin they are not quite on the same level as Eriksson or Benn. Great players should be able to produce either way, no doubt, but perhaps the toughest position to do that in is as a great setup-man. Our system is not really doing him any favors either, as at the end of the day this is a dump and chase team not a puck possession team (neutral zone).
There are still 4-5 passes Richards makes a game that make me go "wow, noone on our squad even thinks to do that last year". No, that does not include the random centering passes to noone. He's scored some dn clutch goals too.
Question: Do you think we can ever become as puck possession team?
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