Thread: Player Discussion: Chris Kreider
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04-24-2013, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Opportunity. Its hard to produce offensively when you're playing with Asham,Powe,Boyle and Pyatt. Last night in the 2nd period,Powe has the puck in the neutral zone. Kreider is open on the left side. Powe totally ignores Kreider. Powe carries the puck into the offensive zone and dumps the puck.

Both of Kreider's goals this season came off passes by Richards. Those were the only two times they were on the ice together. Kreider and Miller played together. They added some speed and energy. Torts doesn't trust them.
Torts doesn't trust him... bottom line. he will not tolerate Krieder brining offense at the expense of defensive gaffes, so he plays him with linemates that have a totally different job description.

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