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03-15-2013, 06:05 PM
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rynryn
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Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
It didn't work against Anaheim.
patience is very much lacking here. You can see the team getting better and better as the lines have remained more or less consistent now that all the jacking-around has been done. The fourth line job might not be easier than everyone else's, but it is less complex. Yeo clearly doesn't trust the second line defensively, the third line seems like it's a holding spot for specialists, and the first line isn't all it could be. Like the team as a whole it's getting better the longer it stays the same, but Coyle isn't up to speed yet. I'd say the only line that is functioning at 100% or as close to it as can be expected is the fourth line.

tl;dr
people here need more patience. I think we're working on one thing at a time, fourth line has "got" their role quicker than everyone else, therefore Yeo trusts them more than would seem logical for fourth liners.

it is working, in the long view.

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