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Quote from: L K on November 30, 2022, 10:14:32 PMNicky Bobby seems like he's doing the right things but putting the puck in the wrong spot. To me that is a lack of ice time problem more than a bad play problem.
Leafs need to get more aggressive though. Dan Jose is sitting back and playing not to lose
Quote from: herman on November 29, 2022, 11:46:35 AMhttps://twitter.com/CapFriendly/status/1597616131522846720
Network hockey coverage isn't going to draw the line here between the player and the world junior team embroiled in the legal scandal that toppled the Hockey Canada board and its decades of cover ups, is it? Or maybe they are, but how little they're covering this compared to Nylander.
Quote from: herman on November 28, 2022, 11:47:49 PMQuote from: Significantly Insignificant on November 28, 2022, 11:11:24 PMI think they need to look at how they allowed the number of shots that they did, but other than that it was a solid game from the Leafs.
There's some stuff to clean up for sure, but the public stats are a bit simplistic. The Leafs for the past little while have not cared all that much about raw Corsi (shot attempts), but more about certain dangerous chances against: odd man rushes, pre-shot movement through the slot or into the slot, shots the goalie can't see, etc. I'm pretty sure they are blending their Sportlogiq data and their Clear Sight Analytics data into their own proprietary game KPIs/xG model. Like a fancier version of Carlyle-puck if I'm being glib and cynical about it, but with puck possession and five-man attacks instead of cheating off dump out rushes.
Edit: and after I write all that, here it is from Keefe himself
https://mapleleafshotstove.com/2022/11/29/sheldon-keefe-post-game-leafs-4-vs-red-wings-2/QuoteI thought we defended way too much because of our inability to break out, but especially in periods two and three, we really didn't give up the big chance. There were a lot of shots from the perimeter and a lot of long shots.
They got a tip on one that went in in the third there, but by and large, I thought the guys did a good job of allowing Matt to see the puck. With the way [Murray] is playing, if he is seeing it, he is stopping it. That was really good.
Quote from: L K on November 28, 2022, 08:19:32 PMLeafs look flat so far
Quote from: Highlander on November 24, 2022, 02:28:00 PMQuote from: Arn on November 24, 2022, 02:14:13 PMThought Canada were massively unlucky to lose t Belgium last night. They were the better team but perhaps just a bit naive in comparison to Belgium.Agreed, we totally dominated Belgium, they just gotta connect a little bit better in the O Zone. Looking forward to a win against Croatia on Sunday