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02-01-2012, 07:58 PM
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Duc620
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Originally Posted by kingsfan View Post
The only thing that bugs me about DL's love affair with ex-Flyers is that we don't play the same style as the Flyers. I like grind it out hard-nosed hockey too, but that's only half of the Flyers game. The other half focuses on speed and a quick tempo game, and DL has built us to play the opposite, from the bench out. I wonder why he doesn't mold the team like Philly if he likes Philly players so much.
You build out from the net, out through D, and up through Centers. You build a culture of "hard to play" defensive structure "D-First" team. Then you add the up tempo, puck attack style to that structure. This is where we are now. We're just adding that to the mix. It's a tough transition. And it cost Murray his job. Sutter is getting it done.

Now it's up to the players.


Last edited by Duc620: 02-01-2012 at 08:04 PM. Reason: graphical style
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