Do Teams Wait Too Long to Pull the Goalie?
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10-06-2012, 11:30 PM
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Perhaps. But I sincerely doubt the attacking team will put out 3rd and 4th liners. It's not as if they'll be rolling lines.
1st and 2nd line players will dominate the ice for the attacking team.
Also consider that the fatigue effect on the defending team will probably be much greater than on the attacking team.
not necessarily, the attacking team has to play with a sense of urgency (meaning they have to make it to every single lose puck before the other team does). the attacking team, there only job literally in a pulled goalie situation is just don't get scored on. if it could possibly work, the defensive team would and could just stand 5+ the goalie around the net and make sure no shots make it passed the goal line.
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