Re: B's players pts distributed this season
posted at 8/1/2012 4:10 PM EDT
In Response to Re: B's players pts distributed this season
In Response to Re: B's players pts distributed this season : I remember those Western games. The Edmonton was a Friday night and Wideman got the OT winner on the PP. Slapshot from the point that went over Rolosons left shoulder. Great weekend. All teams ecourage shots to be outside the perimeter. Some are better than others. I will say this, and I would love to hear TT's take on this, if he ever decides to talk hockey, when you have a defensman like Chara in front of you, he does so much to help you in so many ways, but holy cow it's hard to see the puck sometimes when he's playing in front of you. I had a guy playing defense for me,Barry, that was 6 foot 3 and thick, he was unreal but I found myself thinking to myself, "I hope he takes one more step before he shoots cause I can't see with Barry right there"...Defenseman, no matter how good they are screen their own goalies. At every level. When their is an opposing player in front of the net, sometimes it better to just leave him alone, then all you have to focus on is steering or covering up the rebound, when a defenseman comes over to cover him, now you have two bodies in front of you. Now just seeing the puck becomes that more difficult. So sometimes, a shot fromt he perimeter may look easy or routine on TV, but it's pretty difficult.
Posted by kelvana33
Saw both those games live! TT was insane in both those games. Ryder scored on Bobby Luo in the Vancouver game in the 1st period & then it was the TT show part 2. I even remember late in the 3rd there was a scramble, TT made two saves off the twins & the 2nd rebound came out to Daniel & TT threw himself backwards & made the save off his back, off the post & stayed out. Lucic was hitting everything that moved that nite & recorded 11 hits in that game. Bieska was challenged twice by him & the "Mr. Pick his spots." declined. The Canuck fans at the time said that he knew Lucic was on a mission & pumped up, because of all the Giants & family were there. To quote a Canuck fan who was sitting behind me. "Kevin knows not to mess with Looch tonite. He'd get his ash & peck@r handed to him!"
Kel, I tell my d to let the guy screen me & I'll whack him in back of the legs, or I'll even sometimes put my stick between his legs & whack upwards. I just tell them to make sure they clear the puck on a rebound that I may leave, or prevent that player from getting to it before I have a chance to track it. The less body's in front the better it is. We also have a code that any player on the team that deflects a puck into our net & it's a game tying, or a game winner that player owes the team a case of beer. If he blocks a shot he gets 2 free beer. It applies whether it was accidental, or not for both instances.
If I allow a bad goal & it's a game tying, or game winner I buy a case for the team. I've had some moments where I owed 2 cases in the same game.