I think you are on very shaky ground if you punish a team for an individual's mistake. In relays you have four defined people but in hockey where do you stop..... the 19 squad players, the manager, a player who was released early in the season? I think all you can do is punish the player.
Interesting signing - USports have thrown us a few good ones in the last few years but it does seem a bit more 'hit and miss' than some leagues. His stats are solid but..... looks like a depth player at first glance
Some interesting comments…. VERY defensive game where both teams are playing high quality D but struggling to break down the opposition. The goal was the one moment of quality and the worry is that it will give Flames the belief that their high tempo, aggressive forechecking can be sustained.
Exciting and VERY niggly game ….. Carruth offered out the Flames NM during one of the mass scrums that have dominated the game. Two teams on the edge tonight, both look very frustrated and this has the potential to explode
Exactly - before the season I thought Belfast-Sheff-Cardiff was the most likely order but now..... I don't know. On paper Belfast look very strong indeed but they can't seem to finish teams off in a consistent manner. The interview with Keefe last night was fascinating - he seemed as angry as I...
They must have opened a vent …. It’s freezing!!
Just been down to look at the ice, it looks awful, not surprised given the number of pucks going astray.
Surprised by some comments, the first period was not a thriller but the second, whilst not high on quality, was rather good fun I thought