Ladouceur having a hard time with Gomez during today's practice
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02-14-2012, 02:43 PM
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Interesting. I think this helps illustrate the difference between the two coaches.
Last game against Carolina was the one Gomez was hurt in. But it was also interesting because it was one where Martin made one of his trademark in-game adjustments that he never does. He noted Staal was shredding the team and switched the matchup so that Gomez would face him, and Gomez completely blanketed Staal until he had to leave the game.
Last night, Gomez played 9 minutes and stayed mostly on the bench, watching Staal shred the team.
So Martin would have sent Gomez to blanket Staal on his short handed goal, his power play assist and his empty net goal
I'm indifferent toward RC, but this example is absurd.
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