Thread: Speculation: Shake-up?
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02-16-2013, 02:00 PM
Kitten Mittons
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Originally Posted by SJeasy View Post

They are pressuring the entries and they are only near the blueline if it is a short entry. They are not on the point until the puck is passed back to the blueline. Once the opponent sets up, the forwards stay below the top of the circles until the pass goes to the point. The gap on the points after the puck is in the zone is huge. Going from the top of the circle to the point is not pressure!

I have counted. They have had exactly 2 shortie chances since the start of the season.
Yeah I'm surprised the PK is so effective with what basically is a slightly modified passive box. I thought I remembered them pressuring at the beginning of the season but back to normal now.

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