Do Teams Wait Too Long to Pull the Goalie?
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09-29-2012, 12:41 PM
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The offensive left defenseman offers the same option with the added advantages of forward movement increasing shot velocity, and not telegraphing the strategy or shooting lane..
He has his own patch of ice to cover, above the circle. Move him over to the boards and now you have a big gap in your coverage. Thus the point of pulling the goalie in the first place.
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