*OFFICIAL* Kitchener Rangers 2013-14 Season Thread
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01-20-2014, 09:38 AM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Kitchener, Ontario
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The penalty kill was at 9th place not long ago. It dropped like a stone lately. Wasn't even that bad at Christmas. Now teams pop in goals in just a few seconds. Sure it would be better with the kids they traded but there really are no excuses for the way it is now.
I know. I was shocked it was once 9th as I've felt it has been poor all year. But I think that reflects how other teams have improved and tightened up while ours has gone the wrong way.
And I realize we have a young D corps and don't have bruisers to clear the net-front, but my biggest problem is how terrible they are at keeping active sticks and taking away passing lanes. There is very little coordination. Seeing it from up high one game, it was actually embarrassing. You could tell it was just a matter of time until the goal.
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