Do Teams Wait Too Long to Pull the Goalie?
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09-27-2012, 01:37 PM
Join Date: Apr 2012
Originally Posted by
Feed Me A Stray Cat
With likely icings and a timeout on hand, you might be able to keep most of your best players out there for a long time. Additionally, you need to factor in that the defending team
won't be able to keep their best defensive players out there the entire time
(or even worse, they get caught out there too long and have no energy).
Valid point, as some have suggested it is mostly the top players that score on the man advantage. But extend that time period and it will not be the the best defensive players on the ice the entire time for the opposing team. Plenty of variables involved and not enough evidence on hand.
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