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02-26-2013, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by silverfish View Post

This lineup would be much better suited under a different philosophy, and it's on Torts to make those changes, which he seemingly refuses to do.
This is where I disagree. Above all else, Tortorella asks his players to play hard every shift, not be afraid to enter the dirty areas of the ice, forecheck hard, hawk loose pucks, and grind down the opposition.

Im happy with the philosophy of a team that plays hard - that shouldnt be any sort of luxury. I think its on the players to change their philosophy, not vice versa.

Take a guy like Kreider - hes big, strong, and fast. What excuse does he have to play so timid?

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