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03-05-2007, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by lotus View Post
Well I like to do both. The thing about open hockey is that nobody tries all the time, I'm addicted to competition. I deeked by a guy once and he never even attempted to play me and after that he was like woah did everyone see that move. And of course I took it as a huge insult. I guess what I love about hockey is just the competition and teamwork, if I have no real team and nothing to play for but fun, then I'm not motivated.

I do go to public sessions, not as often as I would like though. Mostly because I have nobody to tell me if I'm doing something wrong or to show me something new. That's all stuff I can get with a team. No point in practicing if you're doing it all wrong.
But even though he's not trying, you're still practicing working on your moves. There's nothing like the competition of a game that really counts for something, but I like to use open hockey to try things out that I wouldn't normally do in a game or even have time for in a game. I hold onto the puck longer, make a riskier pass, etc.

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