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11-14-2012, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Butch 19 View Post
Telling a dman that he can't block shots intentionally is quite extreme.

Not be able to swim in front of the net? What if he goes down to 1 knee? infraction, or no?

You actually want to give a dman a penalty for sliding to block a shot? An actual hockey play?
It depends on how its done Most of the time its not a hockey play or skilled at all. An actual shot block involves timing and smarts but all to often a player will just lay down on the ice to block a lane. When he uses his stick its 10' of ice being taken away by a player laying down like a dog. Its not some great defensive play.

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