rats19 wrote:Missed the presser.. What did torts say was the reason for his shootout choices?
RoyalDude wrote:I will forever always be in awe of David Booths consistency at defensive zone giveaways due to his deft stick handling and his high IQ vision under tight checking. I'm just trying to decide who is a better stick handler - Steve 'hot potato puck' Bernier or David 'all thumbs' Booth.
okcanuck wrote: Again, sorry about that post of mine thursday night.
Per wrote:I basically agree. The Sedin game is based on cycling and tape to tape passes. You can't do that in the shootout.
Still. I can see Torts's reasoning. They are expected to carry the team, and the shootout is a time to prove that you are a clutch player. The Sedins always find some new detail to work on during the summer. I think Torts may be pointing out what they need to work on.
Hockey Widow wrote:Said your best players have to be in the SO. Said they want to be in the SO, they want to lead the team. Said he has coached great players who want nothing to do with the SO so you don't use them but he has talked to the twins and they want to be part if it. No secret, you have to give your best players a chance to work it out. Case closed, as long as they want to be part of the SO he will use them in that situation. But at the same time he wants to use different guys too, shake it up and see who can step it up.
As I said in another post I was more impressed with him going to three forwards in the OT. I like that aggressive go for it approach.
The Brown Knight wrote:FYI - I always chuckle/smirk now whenever I see David Booth on my television set thanks to you.
RoyalDude wrote:The Brown Knight wrote:FYI - I always chuckle/smirk now whenever I see David Booth on my television set thanks to you.
Try to imagine my expression when I saw Booth lining up for the Shoot out and then the follow up flubbing of the puck as he closed in on the goalie.
ukcanuck wrote:rats19 wrote:^^
Add my name to that list..lol
I always imagine the beer can stack crashing to the ground in the RD household every time the christian adonis graces the screen haha
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