What's wrong with Kopitar?
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02-27-2012, 10:13 PM
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He's too concerned with playing defense and dishing the puck. He needs to start taking over shifts and backing the D off. Unfortunately, he has two shooters on his wings so he's kinda become the de facto passer on the line.
Most importantly, he needs to stop hanging out along the boards like a kid's first time at a roller rink.
A combination of a laughable archaic system, TM coaching and unwillingness to go into the high scoring areas.
Kopitar needs to be re-wired after spending most of his career with Murray and Sutter. I am with KINGS17 in thinking this summer Kopitar may be moved, if Dean is retained he may just wash his hands of the inconsistent play, and a new regime may like what they could get for him and go forward with Richards and Carter down the middle.
I think a deal involving Vanek and Kopitar, give and take each way could be good for both struggling teams.
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