cowboy644 Posted April 22, 2015 Share Posted April 22, 2015 After listening to everything that went on yesterday morning and practice today there seems to be something a little off to me.Taken separately in and of itself it wasn't so noticeable till it's added up.It started yesterday when we heard the twins talked to Willy about their ice time.That was followed by Linden talking to WD and then telling team 1040 they talked about the twins ice time and telling his coach to increase it.That is a message saying "your getting this wrong and it is leading to losses." Making it public had an effect.Look,Willy may be stubborn but he is not stupid.Once Burrows was unavailable it should have been automatic that Vrbata moved to the first line.What does Willy do,puts Hansen there instead.The same Hansen that was absolutely inaffective there earlier this year.The same Hansen who in an interview admitted he was uncomfortable playing on a scoring line when he knew his strength was in a checking role chipping in goals when he could.Putting Yannik there delivered the desired message I believe."I was embarrassed by being told how to coach and I'll give you more ice time but I'll play you with someone who doesn't work with you".There is just no other way to explain it.The shifts with Vrbata in the 3rd they actually generated chances.After a tv timeout with 5 or 6 minutes left in the game when most coaches trailing late put out there best line WD rolls the other 3 lines first.You don't think the twins notice.When they were put out Henrik, rather than return to the bench, stayed out for almost 2 minutes whether Desjardan liked it or not.Today at practice,Hansen with the twins again. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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