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03-08-2004, 01:15 PM
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Penalty Shots

Has anybody else noticed that on penalty shots this year, virtually everybody is doing the same move? 95% of the players that have taken penalty shots have faked the shot and gone backhand shelf. You think goalies might start to notice this?

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smart goalies come way out as soon as the shooter picks up the puck. that gives the shooter nothing to shoot at. brett hull had a penalty shot against olaf kolzig this season. kolzig took the shot away and forced him to deke. hull is a catch and shoot player and didnt get a shot off.

the only way for shooters to score is to approach with speed and go around the goalie or slip it 5 hole when he has to open up.

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I think in the NHL, shooting is more effective than deking. Unless you can roof it point blank on a backhander.

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