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10-03-2013, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by djdub View Post
Can you think of a reason why he does this?

It would seem as though you would want some competition for the 12th forward spot on a game to game basis. As a coach I would want the 10th/11th/12th forwards to be playing balls out every game they get as they know they might be sitting in the PB for a while if they doesn't play well enough.
I'm guessing, his thinking would be he's got a roster full of mostly young players, let them get comfortable without looking over their shoulder and worrying about losing their spot to a spare. I haven't heard his exact rationale, but I'm guessing it's something along those lines.

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