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03-15-2014, 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by klt2001 View Post
We need some guys that can bring the puck in as a line. This dump and chase method was very uneffective against this Blues team. The Blues were always positioned along each side the boards to break up this type of play.
The Preds played dump and chase because they couldn't get into, much less through, the neutral zone with any speed or space. It's something EVERY team does when they can't get into or through neutral ice cleanly. The issues for the Preds started in their own end and that influenced what they could or could not do further up the ice.

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