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03-06-2013, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by triggrman View Post
I think the thing I notice the most is our forechecking has disappeared and thus, so has our offense. I can see us not scoring as much as most teams because of talent but why are we not forechecking the way we have always, we have those type players, why are they not doing it? The only consistent forechecker I've noticed this season is Bourque and low and behold he's our top scorer.

You can say it's a talent issue, I can't argue that, it does have some merit but to me, we're missing that beat up lunch box attitude we've come to identify with.
Thats a gfreat point it does not take a great deal of talent to forcheck. And the forecheck has disappeared. If they lose the puck the first thought now appears to get back to the blue line defensivley. Applying no pressure to get the puck back whatsoever.

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