Blackhawks try to stabilize penalty k...

Blackhawks try to stabilize penalty killing

There are 4 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 23, 2009, titled Blackhawks try to stabilize penalty killing. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Playing hockey isn't all about time spent on the ice. There are meetings and film sessions, such as a recent gathering that helped the Blackhawks reverse the free fall of their penalty-kill ranking.

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RamRod

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Feb 24, 2009
My guess? It was a short meeting that yielded good results. I love those kind of meetings.

Maybe a short refresher on winning face-offs is in order, although that has gotten better lately as well.

"They're OUR kids, damnit!"
Bryan

Evanston, IL

#2 Feb 24, 2009
Let's smack Jordan Tootoo around tonight!!!!!
Chris

San Diego, CA

#3 Feb 24, 2009
Pressuring the points more or the puckhandler along the boards is key, instead of collapsing tight in the slot.
BFM

Wood Dale, IL

#4 Feb 24, 2009
Chris wrote:
Pressuring the points more or the puckhandler along the boards is key, instead of collapsing tight in the slot.
Agree. I would go hard at the player with the puck, ALWAYS.

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