ECQF #7 - 5/13/2013 | Rangers @ Capitals | 8:00 PM - MSG, NBCSN, TSN
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05-13-2013, 12:13 PM
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Extremely stupid. I can't understand
It actually makes a bit of sense. When Moore was on the power play in Game 5, the scouting report was out. You could see it from the Caps. Every time Moore received the puck at the blue line, the Caps forwards bum rushed him. He never had more than a split second to make a decision, and for the most part, the Caps were effective on him. The Caps forwards have not played a point-man like that for the entire series except for Moore.
Maybe I was just seeing things, but it seemed very obvious to me that Moore didn't look comfortable without space, and the Caps were giving him none
Well, in reality, it's a problem every Rangers player on the PP has. Too much time with the puck, need to make quicker decisions. Need to keep the puck and bodies moving so that the PKers fall out of their diamond shape. It's exactly what was done on the Girardi PP goal between Brass and Zuccs, and they haven't done it since.
Second goal wins tonight.
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