Are there "clutch" players or performances in sports?
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10-16-2012, 07:40 AM
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Is this really a question? Everyone handles pressure differently - some are far better with it than without it and some can't perform under it at all. We don't even have to look beyond our own personal experiences for the most part to see this, whether it's from school, professional experience or otherwise.
I guess the difference is I assume that if you've managed to make it to the ranks of the select few (NHL) you probably handle pressure just fine.
Thus everyone in the NHL is clutch in this sense, which means its a non starter when discussing players worth, it is not noteworthy.
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