Thread: Ryan McDonagh
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04-09-2013, 07:54 AM
3rd Guy High
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Originally Posted by Green Blob View Post
He did absolutely NOTHING wrong on that play. His defensive partner, Dan Girardi went strolling away from the net for some reason and left McD in the middle of two men. Yes he did has responsibly of the passing lane. If he does to clear the crease then he leave the back door completely wide open for an easy goal.

If you going to bash McD, at least use a good example cause the one you used he did nothing wrong. Girardi was the one that should have taken care of that guy.

Not always. Some teams have their D pinch up on that guy like that so he doesn't have a free lane to the net. When Girardi steps up like that everyone has to slide over (McDonagh) and down (Boyle to block the passing lane, which if you look at the picture, his stick is in the process of moving into the lane). It's a diamond.

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