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05-14-2012, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by newfr4u View Post

one other thing about big defensemen, boxing out around the crease is their bread and butter. yes, you have the right to that area too, but if you go there and are constantly at a disadvantage, you need to come up with a different tactic. learn to sneak away from the D before they push you down, quick transition to the side of the goal, go behind and pop out on the other side, make him chase you, don't pick a stationary battle if that's an advantage to him. nothing frustrates his goalie more when his D is darting left and right in front of him because he is preoccupied with you. plus it makes him more tired if he's much heavier than you.
You nailed it right here.

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