Sabres' Adam learning how to deal with failure
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02-15-2012, 01:28 PM
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the 1st part of this is dead on. the 2nd part is a result of some unforeseen events (hecht being injured all the time which forced others to be centers, leino sucking hard at center, adam sucking there eventually, ennis experiment, etc). but yeah, i have no clue what the **** goes through lindy's head when he makes line changes. hey, leino roy and pominville were a good line when vanek went down. oh vanek's back. i could put him with ennis and stafford and reunite the gerbe-goose-kaleta line that was effective as an energy line. no, that's dumb. let's put vanek with roy even though that hasn't worked much this year and then put leino with gaustad and kaleta. cause all forwards in the system are like interchangeable parts!
Excuse some of my spelling errors in my previous post.
I agree with you; Other good teams have to juggle lines when guys get hurt, but they manage to do it, for the most part, with a rational, long-term (no line changes period-to-period) approach.
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