GDT: IIHF WHC: Time to close thread

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  1. LaGu

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    Late thread but I will be (am) watching these games today.

    Sekera with a beauty move around Swe's net to set up an open goal for his team mate, who then missed the puck... Too bad but some good skating there by Sekera, which is a good sign.
     
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    Adam Larsson MOtM Sweden-Slovakien. He really is a rock on the backend.
     
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    Swe-Svk 4-3 (OT)

    Good game by Larsson once again. 23:55 TOI without any PP or OT TOI.

    Awarded as best player on team Sweden
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    Sekera looked pretty good to me.
     
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    dustrock Too Legit To Quit

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    Great to hear!
     
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    Leon had 12 mins in penalties. I'd he get a 10 minute misconduct?
     
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    Sweden yet to have a goal against with Larsson on the ice.
     
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    Larsson is going to have a big bounce back year next year.
     
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    I hope so but don't base it off this tourney alone.
    Nylander dominated last year and he was just ok this seasin
     
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    Didn't realize he was bad this year. But I think Larsson is threatening to break out in a huge way. He's already a defensive stud, and rock solid in his own zone. I think his offence still has a lot of untapped potential.
     
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    I don't base it off this tournament alone I just think he has much more to give and will return to his 2016-17 form.
     
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    He was decent this year, I think he's got more to give offensively. He just didn't seem fully like himself this year.

    I'm a huge Larsson supporter and have high expectations for him he's such a smart hockey player. His gap control and defensive play are excellent.
     
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    I'd agree he was not bad this year. He it was his worst season since he broke out in NJD in 14/15 imho opinion but you cannot really call it bad.

    I also agree with the rest, however it will be tough to rack up points without PP time, and as things are he won't get that (which makes sense, I wouldn't put him on the PP unless we field 2 D per PP)

    Edit: of course the good part in all this is that he was just selected man-of-the-match despite having 0 G 0 A and 0 shots... He brings other things to the table which can be damn valuable.
     
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    Wish McDavid was given a bit more icetime.

    Seems like he's barely been on the ice this period. Guess I'm just used to how he's used on the Oilers.
     
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    He'll be giving Peters enough nightmares later this fall, he doesn't want to start having them in the summer.


    I haven't been paying any attention to the WHC, is our newly acquired 'tender playing or on the roster for Team Finland?
     
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    If our coaches get away from safe hockey in our end. Funny how the Ducks GM complained about the lack of pace Carlyle has his D playing with last year and put it on the , we have the same issue (although, obviously can argue our D group is less capable). Weird how they are keeping Carlyle and letting the guy that coached the D go. I hope the lack of pace rooted from Carlyle in the end, his Toronto teams we always very weak in their own end.

    Our game plan from our end is full of stationary plays and lame stretch passing. Can only pray McLellan is watching some other teams and seeing how you need to have the forwards participating more in motion, giving D options. Even a guy like Engelland can look like a puck mover with a proper system.
     
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    Canada's goaltending...

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    It really is a weak point for Canada. I was looking at this list of active Canadian goaltenders and there's very little depth in that list at least compared to other positions.

    Probably something Hockey Canada should start looking at.
     
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    Most CHL goalies get absolutely lit up. Probably hard to develop goalies properly in a super high scoring league.
     
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    Larsson played half the year with a back injury and then had to deal with the death of his father. He should be back to form by next season, as should Sekera.
     
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    POWER BREAK

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    god the powerplay blows. classic oilers
     
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    ... once in a while though, it is amazing to see McD skate.

    Barzal also looks like a damn good skater, closest to McD I have seen on big ice but Barzal seems to be trying to play NA-ice game. He should use the open spaces more imo, he'll outskate anyone there.
     
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    and I thought the goalies sucked last year
     
  24. BlackMcDog

    BlackMcDog we still suck

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    The Canadians remind me too much of the Oilers.
     
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    Nice goaltending
     
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