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04-09-2013, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Jtown View Post
Watching last night as Toronto was mounting a comeback against the Flyers, it was evident what our biggest problem is. Our inability to get out of the defensive zone and enter the neutral zone and start a forecheck.
I totaly agree, but adding to that is a `sloppyŽBack-checking. The speed that Philly had while under Hitch, and the first years of Laviolette. The switch from offensive zone to the deffensive zone is not the same now a days. I belive that may have something to do with the Richards trade, But! he is just one player.

I recall even the 1st game of the playoffs against the pens last season that I told my friends that I was watching the game with that "even the 9 year olds I coach has better speed and positioning switching from O to D " and the sloppyness got much worse in the NYD series...

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