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12-01-2012, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Stix and Stones View Post
They were playing so far above their ability last year, trying to save the team and all. Now if this deal goes through and the teams future is secured, we'll see how they play under normal circumstances. Not very well is my guess.
Not so sure about that S&S. Tippett had them playing the old Left Wing Lock system pretty proficiently. Makes for boring hockey, but is just about the only defence/strategy one has when facing opponents with a lot more speed & firepower. Tons of players capable of playing it that way currently in the AHL & NHL of course. Signed relatively cheaply. Throw in a few agitator types who have worn out their welcomes elsewhere. Backed by excellent goaltending which theyve had formerly with Bryz & now with Smith. Bobs yer Uncle.

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