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05-31-2012, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Vashanesh View Post
Well, I base my positioning on blocking the middle, more than anything else. Probably doesn't work as well online, but I want to force the wingers to take shots, more than throw passes and/or garbage in front of the goalie.

I try not to go for big hits, or too many blocks, I just want people to put themselves in bad physical position, and then a quick poke check (that doesn't mean me leaving my feet) usually screws them up. Now I just need to get my timing better for online poke checks.

Our player goalie was cheating, HARD, to the middle, so I had to sit much further to the boards than I'm used to. I was hitting the faceoff dot during break-ins to just block easy short-side goals against...

I'll try RW for a few games, and see how that goes. Though I'll have to find a different Wild player to be, Prosser as a RW doesn't quite work.
Sounds similar to me, then, but you've thought it through better.

I used to play as Antti Miettinen when I was a winger.

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