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03-15-2014, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Beezeral View Post
No it's not. You are all thinking the slap shots you see in the all star game skills competition are the same shots you see in a game. They aren't even close. Nobody gets a 5 stride windup into a shot in a game. I'm sure there are a few guys who can get an in game shot into the lower to mid 90s on a regular occasion, but the norm is definitely not in the 90s.
But you also see some players taking slapshots while skating at full speed.
I bet that cannon ball was around 90 mph.

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