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02-19-2012, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Mathradio View Post
How so?
As I sort of indicated, although not expressly, this is really just a theory of mine and one that probably will never be, and probably can't, be proven. Still, I think that coaches who streess sound positional play and body position will tend to reduce injuries which are often caused by someone caught out of position and falling awkwardly. Also, I think a coach like RC who for example stresses a strong forecheck game will wind up with less high pressure situations in his own zone thus reducing stress on the defense and potential injury from shot blocking and hard forechecking from the opposing team. As I said, and I'll stress again, this is only a theory of mine and there's is no real empirical evidence to support it, but I do feel it does have some merit.

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