Improve as a Playmaker or Keep Shooting?
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11-07-2012, 03:18 PM
Join Date: Jun 2003
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I was the same type of forward as you when I played. I scored more goals than assists. It was usually a 2-1 ratio.
If I couldn't beat the defenseman 1 on 1 in a foot race to the net off the rush i would do one of two things.
1) Cut towards the middle a little, slam on the brakes and curl towards the half boards. This gives me a few seconds to look for a passing opportunity. If none exists and a forward or defenseman is putting pressure on you, i would dump the puck into the corner and behind the net allowing my teammates to try and retrieve the puck and start the cycle.......
This is what I meant as well, in my option #1. Although the cut to middle I can only assume is a fake before you cut to the half boards.
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