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02-27-2012, 08:54 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by Em Ancien View Post
I'm more worried about no one challenging defensemen. AK was the ONLY player on this team that would sometimes cut accross the middle and try to take a screen shot. So either defensemen had to step up and give up some ice to the other attacking players or keep backing up making it easier to make plays at the top of the zone. Not that he did it much late in this season since he'd get benched whenever he lost the puck.

We now have 0 threat off the rush. All we have now is stuff like Gionta's patented gain-the-blue-line-and-throw-a-shot-on-net or the chip it in and chase it. Never seen a team this deprived of offensive creativity.

Of course we're easy to shut down. Perimeter play and good ol' work down low.
I agree, it's really pathetic and troubling.

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