All-Encompassing Tortorella/Sather Thread
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02-24-2013, 08:37 AM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Fredrikstad, Norway
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IMO, it's quite the opposite. This team has a lot of skilled players (Hagelin, Stepan, Gaborik, Nash, Kreider, Richards, Miller, Callahan), but they don't have a lot of gritty, in your face players. Most of those players aren't really "soft", outside of Gaborik and Richards, but they're not the type of players that will wreak havoc on teams' opposing D in the form of forechecking/cycling.
They need to start setting up in the D zone, up through the neutral zone, and already have the puck under control as they enter the offensive zone. Set up off the rush, not off the dump and chase.
Total agreed al the way from Norway.
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