Game 45: Blues at Colorado –*Blues playoff magic number is 2
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04-22-2013, 05:35 PM
Prince of Dorne
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Schwartz and Tarasenko should be on the PP everytime over McDonald and Berglund. McDonald used to be a PP specialist, now he's just special. And I'm not talking about the good kind of special either.
This X1000000000. McDonald can't make a decent pass to save his life, and Berglund's hands must have seen Medusa cause their stone cold.
I might be alone on this, but I'd consider taking Backes off the powerplay for a bit. He seems to have struggled there at various times throughout the year, I've noticed that he tries to force plays that just aren't there. I feel like Backes thinks he needs to create something at all times since he's our default #1C, and the pressure is starting to mess with his on ice play. Play him on the PK and against the top competition at 5-on-5 and let our more skilled guys take his spot on the PP. Also, take Leopold off the PP. I'd rather have Jackman back there than him.
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