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02-09-2012, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Jame View Post
i thought it was darcy regier
Originally Posted by kirby11 View Post
Slightly OT, but is it just me or is this a problem with alot of the forwards? i remember watching some games over xmas break while in buffalo and it seemed like no one other than vanek and poms could actually make average to good passes with any regularity, and we turned the puck over a ton because of it.
poor decision making plagued the forwards most of the year. There's a difference, though, between not passing with authority (Leino, which I was speaking about) and "bad passing" (Roy, others, which you're alluding to). You can "pass it without authority" and still complete a pass - a good one occasionally, too. But they're much more of a miss than a hit.

But yeah, part of our lack of scoring was poor execution, of odd man rushes, on the PP... A lot of it because of poor passing in general. Too often they look to pass - poorly or properly - when they should be thinking "shoooooot"

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