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02-07-2013, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by jBuds View Post
Failure to clear the zone is just as much on the forwards. If the wingers aren't at the hashes on the breakout, the breakout is already thwarted. Too many times our forwards are leaving the zone early and not being the support outlet they're supposed to be when trying to clear the zone.
Oh I agree that our forwards like to watch for quick counters and as such, rarely engage hard enough to win back possession, leaving the bulk of the work to our d-men... it's just that I don't see these "stats" tracked often enough in my feed and when I do, I'll share the actual numbers rather than listen to perceived conceptions about their play... I also wanted to clear up that I may have cited the only real mistake Brennan made in the game (outside of missing the net twice), so that no one piles on him or interprets it as a poor game... but I think we can all agree that Leopold is an utter mess.

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