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04-02-2012, 01:38 AM
Lonny Bohonos
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Originally Posted by theMajor View Post
i primarily play D and my slapshot, if you can call it that, is absolutely horrible. everyone on my team has a pretty decent one, but my wrister is harder and more accurate than my slapshot. ive watched countless youtube videos and talked with guys on my team but i cant get it down. its a huge bummer. i dont even attempt them anymore because it makes me look like an idiot on the ice
To be honest its not necessarily a bad thing. I mean everyone loves a hard slap shot and nothing looks better than a cannon to the top shelf but I personally find it frustrating, either watching NHL or playing, to see Dmen trying to go for the cannon when often a hard quick snapper or wrister will be:

1) more accruate
2) quicker to get off (which is infinitely more important than power).
3) provide an opportunity for a rebound.

Just me 2 cents.

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