The Corey Potter Conundrum
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01-31-2013, 05:06 PM
Join Date: Jul 2003
From the sharks GDT, though it may be more appropriate here.
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They are trying to get Whitney going by keeping him on the side he's most comfortable with(LD).
Fistric is also a LD, and apparently is not comfortable playing the right side at all.
So Potter plays and Fistric sits.
It's odd then that Whitney playing with Fistric looked so much better than Whitney with Potter if Whitney doesn't feel comfortable on the other side.
Also if Potter is only in to keep Whitney happy, why is he seeing PK time, especially late in games?
The organization can spin this how they like, but Krueger obviously likes Potter more than Fistric.
Edit: My thought is that Potter looks better in practice because Fistric's strengths of rubbing guys out and clearing the crease aren't as evident.
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