MTL vs TOR, Game 2 Recap
A look back at two details
TOR: The Oldest Trick in the Book
Ice Behind = opposing Ds playing a tight gap = chip & retrieve (5v5) or drive through and finish route (5v4)
Ice in Front = opposing Ds playing a loose gap = find middle or delay, then move puck laterally
MTL lacked tactical discipline in Game 2, overusing the stretch pass and taking too many penalties.
Consequently TOR was…
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