Game 19 | Vancouver Canucks @ Detroit Red Wings | 5:00 PM EST | FS-D
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02-24-2013, 10:30 PM
Join Date: Jul 2005
Originally Posted by
The Fading Captain
Babcock might actually be paying attention to what's taking place on the ice, finally.
Yesterday, a guy walked right around Lahoff 10 feet from our net. It was stunning. You just don't see that, unless the guy with the puck is Datsyuk or something.
Today, he went the wrong way around the net on the third goal (same way as White) and it cost the team.
Plus -- lots of PP time and not much SH time
More about the bolded portion, IMO.
Tons of PP = no Lashoff on the ice.
Tons of ES/PK + blowout win = lots of Lashoff on the ice.
Babcock loves the guy, so he's going to keep getting ice time. It is worth noting that he looks like he took him off the top pair, finally. So he's at least sorta paying attention.
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