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Game 10: Nashville @ Minnesota
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10-23-2013, 07:42 AM
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Forsberg's ES production this season, 0g, 0a, -6.
Hendricks is greatly underperforming, yet he's been on the ice for half as many ES goals (3) allowed as Forsberg (6) in 34 more ES minutes played. Forsberg gets a higher percentage of offensive zone starts than Hendricks.
The ES stat goes a long way to explaining why Forsberg sat tonight.
Hendricks has also taken some dumb penalties. Two in the Montreal game if I remember correctly. Other teams put out their young players out on the ice and let them learn from their mistakes. We ice a team of third liners who can't finish. Trotz gives the vets plenty of chances despite their screw ups yet the younger players sit if they mess up. I would say Poile had a soft spot for Hendricks since he was originally drafted by him.
You can spin it any way you want to, 101 st but this roster is not a contending roster. You can't cover a **** pile with snow and expect me to think it's pretty.
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