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Old 02-28-2021, 07:37 PM   #64
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Originally Posted by Aarongavey View Post
The Flames first 3 games they scored 4 goals even strength when the goalie was in the net. From a production standpoint, that was one of the worst 3 game stretch of the season for those new lines. I get why he tried it, but when it did not work for the first 3 games of the season, then it did not work for the first 4 games back from the break and then with the exception of one game against Edmonton it did not work for the next 14 games one would have thought they would have tried something different. I personally was a little baffled as to why it took 21 games to determine that those lines were unproductive on the ice. Especially when every other team was able to light up the division 5 on 5. It is not like the Canadian division is filled with a bunch of defensive stalwarts. May those lines hopefully RIP.
Well, the Monahan Gaudreau connection scored ES in each of the first three games IIRC. But you actually think 3 games is enough of a test? And you folks accuse Ward of having a blender? Or past coaches of not giving Bennett enough of a shot on a top line? Chemistry isnít usually instant.
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