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03-13-2013, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by nabob View Post
At least 5 of his goals have been empty net tap ins where he does nothing to create the chance (like tonights goal, or the one with 0.3 sec left earlier in the season) or else goals with the goalie pulled. He also has a large number of second assists where he probably shouldn't have gotten the assist, like tonight's assist or a few games back when he iced the puck but Yak won the foot race then won a puck battle and set up the goal.

Taylor Hall drives the play, Ales Hemsky drives the play. SS has learned to pick his spots and capitalize on great plays by others and to be in the right place at the right time.
bs. he scored because he was in the right place at the right time.... that's not a fluke. that's reading the play and timing one's arrival to the spot. Bernie Nichols was a master at this. Just always seemed to be there.

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