Thread: Team toughness
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09-05-2013, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Kel Varnsen View Post
Edit: Obviously the Bruins didn't win, but you play out that series 100 times I can't imagine anyone would say the Bruins lose every single time.
No, but I think both teams would be very tired by the end.

Originally Posted by Fitzy View Post
If the team lacked shot blockers, or puck possession, or speed, these are all things that would be considered relevant and addressable on a specific level in adding to the roster. A team can be strong in some areas and need improvement in others.

Consequently, I'm not certain why addressing team toughness is always considered tantamount to weakening the overall ability of the roster.
I just think it's the last thing any team should be targeting. Shot blocking, puck possession and skating are attributes that contribute to winning.

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