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01-06-2013, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Jaymond Flurrie View Post
How does it actually go in NHL, are you forced to name the positions? I mean, was Belak officially a left wing in that game?

Actually to take this even further, where are you forced to name your skater X as a certain spot player?
The coaches don't have to name positions officially. The roster sheets submitted before the game are just a list of names and numbers. Goalies are the exception, of course, since there are special rules for them.

Here is an image of the official rosters from one game:
http://pics.classicauctions.net/clas..._834_54978.jpg

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