Curious: Which teams play the trap?
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02-15-2004, 09:25 PM
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Kelowna BC
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Flames typically have 2 forwards deep in the offensive zone constantly pressuring the puck with the last forward in high slot area...Not a typical trap as they do not wait out for you in the neutral zone...I find it quite amusing how everyone presumes that they are a hardcore trapping team though, maybe the canuck fans that commented on them need to actually watch them more often to make an informed post.
I think all teams trap to a degree, but Calgary certainly does not play a full out neutral zone trap, its a constant pressure forecheck most of the time.
I agree. its more the oiler fans with that problem. They have to come up with some excuse for a good defensive, exciting team.
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