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01-20-2013, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by mossey3535 View Post

Look, I am the biggest Lu fan around. But you simply don't use that move unless the guy is on the goal line or within 6-feet of the net. That's the textbook use of that, and to make it worse he leaned into a paddle-down for no reason - there was no danger of a cross-crease there.

He literally could have stood up and done nothing and stopped it as long as he was on his angle.

I kind of wanted Lu to get a shutout this game so please spare me this 'attacking Lu' business.
Exactly. Perfect form, bad save selection. He likely expected Eberle to cut hard across the crease, but should've just stayed upright and trusted the D to force Eberle wide, which it did. GREAT shot, but shouldn't have gone in.

It happens.

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