Where has the offense gone?
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11-17-2013, 09:48 AM
Join Date: Oct 2012
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Teams are bottling up our puck-moving defence. They're forechecking harder and deeper in our zone, forcing Markov and Subban to hurry their passes. It's working. Habs passing has become a series of desperate flips, hail-Marys and two-line bombs. Result: Our puck-possession has disappeared because we can't start a proper rush out of our own zone. We're stuck in our zone or we try a long pass that misses, bringing us back into our zone.
The fast breakout worked last season, but other teams have adapted to us. When is Therrien going to adapt in turn?
This, soo this.
Just watch the Tampa game and last night, if the opposing team pressure our D, we usually struggle. The system worked for 3 months, teams adapted, time for Therrien to.
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