Exhibition • Dec. 22 • Canada 2, Sweden 1 (SO) • Part II
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12-24-2012, 05:09 PM
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I find it hard to believe, since the hit was less than a second after he let go of the puck, that he was fully prepared for a hit in the first 0.5 seconds (while he was a "legal" target), but turned totally powerless in the 0.4X seconds that followed.
Makes perfect sense. He's "primed" as the pass is released, he assimilates how far away the nearest contact is, and relaxes appropriately.
Then *boom* a late, unexpected hit.
Not saying that IS what happened, just saying it totally makes sense that it COULD have happened that way.