Looking at Touches - Edmonton at Boston

 

Well, we're starting to get into a bit of a groove here now.  Over the last couple of weeks I've taken a close look at two periods of hockey, one between the Edmonton Oilers and  Dallas Stars and the other between the Oilers and the Columbus Blue Jackets.  I noted every time an Oiler player touched the puck and what that player did with it and as I've each time I've done it I've been able to notice a few things that I then follow during the next few Oiler games. The process is somewhat labour-intensive and so I've decided to take the first periods of several different games rather than doing games in their entirety (and doing fewer of them!).  Today marks the first time I'll have looked at an Oilers road game, though, there really weren't too many stoppages in play in the first period in the game between the Bruins and Oilers on October 31st.  We'll take a look at the results after the jump.

Just as with the first couple of posts, I'll include a legend in case you're interested in reading all of the play-by-play data.  I've actually done things a bit differently this time hoping that it will make the play-by-play a little bit more complete and easier to follow.  That said, I know a lot of people will just want a broad overview of the data so I'll post some of my own impressions first.  As always, it's important to remember that we're only really talking about  three periods of hockey and so what gets noted here are "things to look for" as we watch the games and not definitive conclusions about how any individual player will perform (or has performed) over a longer period of time:

From the Bruins: Zdeno Chara is a monster.  He was often out there against the top line and was totally neutralizing both Penner and Hemsky every time they were on the ice.  To be honest, the "Kid Line" had more success against him because all they tried to use was speed.  Chara is too good to be fooled by Hemsky's dangles and too strong to be outmuscled by Penner but he didn't seem to deal as well with quick non-physical attacks.  Now, it's not as though Cogliano has Chara's number or something silly like that.  In fact, the Bruins controlled the play for long stretches when the "Kid Line" was out there.  But if you're one of Boston's main rivals and you have some fast darty players that are actually really good, I could see them being very effective against the big man.

From the Bruins II: They are generally more effective with their dump-ins than the Oilers are.  Each dump seemed to have either a planned change or at least one guy already on the move into the offensive zone.  The Oilers, on the other hand, tended to dump the puck in before they have anyone close enough to the blue line to have a realistic chance at claiming the puck.  Not every time but far more often than Boston.

#19 - Patrick O'Sullivan - I thought that he played better in this game but that guy does like throwing the puck to the front of the net.  I'm feeling pretty sure that beauty pass to Dustin Penner was a fluke since he does that spin-fire pass/shot quite a bit and often it's to no one in particular.  Still, O'Sullivan is good at recognizing what the dangerous areas are in teh defensive zone and making sure he keeps the puck away from them.  I thought that he was generally in good position in the defensive zone in this period which is not a strength of all of the Oiler forwards.

#27 - Dustin Penner - He didn't have his best period of hockey but he wasn't bad either.  Penner didn't generate much of anything scoring chance wise but he did battle hard all period and he was certainly trying to get things done every play.  He seemed to have difficulty relying on his strength since he was often out against Chara who is probably even stronger.  Still, for someone who was criticized for taking too many nights off last season, this wasn't an example of that happening.

#34 - Fernando Pisani - He didn't look quite up to speed this game but he still had some guile along the boards.  This was his first game back from injury so hopefully he's able to improve on his performance.  If not, he really won't do much to help the team.

#41 - Taylor Chorney - Made one really dangerous pass to Hemsky where I'm glad that Hemsky bailed instead of trying to take the pass but was otherwise pretty solid.  He isn't afraid to either carry the puck or shoot it and he'll generally try to retain possession.  I'm surprised that he's not a more dominant player at the AHL level.

#49 - Theo Peckham - Well, he doesn't try to do things he can't do.  So that's good.  He doesn't actually make very many terrible plays but all period he was almost getting beat on the rush and a lot of the time he was moving the puck as quickly as possible to open space instead of to a teammate.  Sometimes that's the right play but Peckham does it a lot and quite often the puck just ends up right back in the defensive zone.

#77 - Tom Gilbert - I don't know for sure if this is what people mean when they say someone has good "hockey sense" but Tom Gilbert is constantly in the right place to get pucks.  He's not a "cycle breaker" in the traditional sense but he seems to often have a good idea of where the puck is going off an opposition stick before it's put there and he gets to that spot.

#83 - Ales Hemsky - He was off this period, wasn't able to make anything happen and wasn't protecting the puck like he has previously.  His passes weren't as accurate as usual and Chara just gave him fits all period (and all afternoon if my memory does not deceive me).

#89 - Sam Gagner - He was making a consistent effort to shoot the puck all game.  I'm not sure if the "Kid Line" decided ahead of time that Gagner would be the shooter but every time Gagner had the puck in a potential scoring area (and sometimes when his chance to score was quite low) he was shooting the puck.  The "Kid Line" didn't get dominated in this period as much as I remember for the Boston game as a whole so I would guess this was their best period of the game.

 

If you want to read through all of the data I've collected, it's posted below.  Anytime I thought a "mistake" was made I bolded the text.  As per Bruce's excellent suggestion, anytime I thought a player made a "superior" (as opposed to "routine") play I italicized the text.  Obviously these are all judgment calls and you may have seen any one particualr play differently.  Every time Dennis King tracked a scoring chance, that's been noted.  All of the players are listed by jersey number and not name so I'll provide a legend here.  I've also used several other abbreviations and conventions that I'll explain here:

5 - Ladislav Smid

10 - Shawn Horcoff

12 - Robert Nilsson

13 - Andrew Cogliano

18 - Ethan Moreau

19 - Patrick O'Sullivan

22 - J.F. Jacques

27 - Dustin Penner

34 - Fernando Pisani

35 - Nikolai Khabibulin

37 - Denis Grebeshkov

41 - Taylor Chorney

43 - Jason Strudwick

46 - Zack Stortini

49 - Theo Peckham

67 - Gilbert Brule

77 - Tom Gilbert

83 - Ales Hemsky

89 - Sam Gagner

 

BO1 - "First" break-out pass.  A pass from low in the defensive zone to a player along the boards.

BO2 - "Second" break-out pass. A pass from a player along the boards to a player skating through the middle.

DZ - Oilers defensive zone (always)

"Far" - Always the side of the ice furthest from the main camera

FO - Faceoff

"Near" - Always the side of the ice closest to the main camera

NZ - Neutral Zone

OZ - Oilers offensive zone (always)

 

10 NZ FO win to 83.

83 NZ pass back to 5 completed.

5 DZ pass across to 37 completed.

37 DZ-to-NZ pass cross-ice to 83 tipped away, B's control into DZ.

 

5 blocks shot off skate to DZ corner.

5 retrieves puck in DZ corner, sends puck up boards, no Oiler Fwd.  Bruins recover.

 

37 pokes puck away from B's Fwd in high slot to 10.

10 DZ pass to 83 along boards completed.

83 DZ-to-NZ cross-ice pass to 27 is behind him.

 

27 retrieves puck, dump-in to OZ not deep.  B's clear to NZ

 

5 attacks puck carrier at DZ blueline.

67 wins 1-on-1 puck battle in NZ, NZ cross-ice pass to 19 completed.

19 stops after OZ blue line with control, dumps puck behind net.

22 retrieves puck in far corner, cycles puck behind net for 67.

67 retrieves puck behind net, OZ pass to 19 in near corner.

19 bad angle shot from just above goal line goes through the crease.

77 retrieves puck along far boards, OZ pass to 67 behind net completed.

67 protects puck around net, OZ pass to 19 along boards completed.

19 OZ pass to 67 in corner is intercepted by B's defender.  B's clear puck to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

77 retrieves puck in far corner, skates into DZ, DZ-to-NZ pass to 89 is behind him, B's intercept.

 

B's rush into DZ.

77 pokechecks B's Fwd at blue line, puck to 89.

89 beats B's forechecker out wide, creates 3-on-2, skates puck into OZ, shot from FO circle misses wide.

89/12 lose 2-on-2 puck battle in corner. B's recover.

43 breaks up B's BO1 pass, B's recover, dump puck to NZ.

 

49 retrieves puck, dumps puck to OZ.  B's recover, bring puck to DZ.

B's Fwd takes 49 wide, controls puck into corner.

34 loses race to puck along far boards in DZ.

34 steals puck from B's Fwd, dumps puck behind net for 49.

 

49 BO1 pass to 18 along near boards completed.

18 DZ pass to 43 in slot completed.

43 DZ-to-NZ pass to 46 completed.

46 skates puck over red line, dump-in deep to OZ.

18 decent forecheck, loses 1-on-1 puck battle to B's Dman.  B's clear to NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ.

5 misses pokecheck at blue line, forces B's Fwd along boards.

35 saves wrist shot from boards above FO circle.  Rebound to far corner.

5 retrieves puck in corner, DZ pass behind net for 37 completed.

37 skates puck to FO circle, BO1 pass to 18 on the move completed.

18 skates puck over red line, dump-in to OZ not deep.  B's clear to NZ.  

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

5 wins race to puck behind net, BO1 pass to 18 completed.

18 BO2 pass to 10 completed.

10 separated from puck by B's Fwd.

83 retrieves puck in DZ, skates puck to NZ, separated from puck by B's Dman, B's control puck in OZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

35 retrieves dump-in behind net, BO1 pass around boards for 27 completed.

27 BO2 pass for 10 intercepted at Oilers blue line.

 

37 checks B's Fwd at blue line.

27 retrieves loose puck, fights off B's Fwd controlling puck over red line, skates into OZ.

27 pokechecked by B's Dman in OZ.  B's clear to NZ.

 

10 knocks down B's Fwd in NZ, takes puck (good support from 27), pass to 77 completed.

77 DZ-to-NZ pass to 10/27 who are changing at bench.  B's intercept.

 

B's rush into DZ 1-on-2.

77 blocks shot by B's Fwd

77/41/19/67 win 4-on-1 puck battle in high slot, 19 clears puck to near boards.

22 loses race to puck, B's Dman retains control.

67 tips shot from blue line into near corner.

41 loses 1-on-2 puck battle in near corner.

67/77 disrupt B's Fwd one-time shot off pass from near corner, puck to DZ blue line.

35 saves wrist shot from blue line.  Rebound left in front for 41 alone in front.

 

41 DZ pass to 19 completed.

19 knocked down but dumps puck into NZ on one knee.

 

B's retrieve puck in NZ, dump-in to DZ.

35 slows puck behind net.

77/B's Fwd negate one another in far corner, puck moves up boards.

19 wins 1-on-1 puck battle along boards, leaves puck for 67 who takes puck with speed.

67 checked from behind in NZ, B's Dman takes puck.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

22 retrieves puck along DZ boards, skates behind net, BO1 pass to 67 along near boards completed.

67 DZ pass back to 22 out of corner not received cleanly, B's take puck in DZ.

43 blocks pass across back onto B's Fwd stick.

B's Fwd shot from below FO circle hits B's Fwd in front, bounces to near corner.

B's recover puck, get it to point, B's point shot tipped soft and high by 67.

43 catches loose puck and pitches to 12 (should have been "closing hand on puck" call)

12 loses puck to B's Fwd, puck to DZ far corner.

43 retrieves puck in far corner, puts puck in near corner.

B's retrieve along boards, 67 blocks shot with stick, clears puck to near boards.

22 loses 1-on-1 puck battle along near boards.  B's Dman puts puck in far corner.

49 wins race to puck, dumps puck up boards.

12 dumps puck past B's Dman into NZ.  B's control in OZ.

 

12 steals puck from B's Fwd along near boards in NZ, pass back to 37 in DZ completed.

37 two-zone pass to 89 completed for 2-on-2 rush (with 13).

89 slap shot from top of FO circle blocked, puck back to 89.

89 snap shot from near hash marks misses net (Scoring Chance), puck to far corner.

12/5 win 2-on-1 puck battle along far boards, move puck toward 89.

89 scrambles puck with B's Dman toward 12.

12 has puck bounce over his stick, falls down, B's rush puck into NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ 3-on-3, shot from far boards above FO circle misses wide, puck to near boards.

B's there first, move puck to near corner, 89/37 win 2-on-1 puck battle in corner.

89 moves puck to far corner for 5.

5 loses race to puck in far corner but deflects B's Dman pass into netting for DZ FO.

 

34 DZ faceoff loss.  B's control puck in far corner.

77/34 win 2-on-2 puck battle in far corner.

77 DZ-to-NZ pass to 18 with speed completed.

18 skates into OZ, wrist shot from above FO circle, save by B's keeper, held for whistle.

 

46 OZ faceoff win to 18.

18 OZ pass to 41 at point completed.

41 dumps puck behind the net.  B's recover, move puck to far boards.

77 wins puck battle on far boards, OZ pass to 34 in far corner completed.

34 cycle pass for 18 in corner, 18 not there.  B's recover.

18 pressures, loses 2-on-1 puck battle on near boards.  B's move puck to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

35 retrieves puck behind net, throws puck to near corner for 41.

41 BO1 pass to 18 not received cleanly.  B's recover.

41 separates B's Fwd from puck in DZ near corner.

46 picks up puck, skates around net, DZ-to-NZ pass to 34 completed.

34 dump-in to OZ.  B's retrieve, move puck to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.  B's retrieve puck in far corner.

49 blocks one-time shot from high-slot on pass out of corner, puck to point.

27/10 trap B's Dman along blue line.  27 takes puck, NZ pass to 83 bounces off his skate to 10 with speed.

10 skates into OZ on 2-on-1 (with 83), OZ pass to 83 in high slot intercepted.

 

B's Dman tries to clear but hits B's Fwd.

27 retrieves puck in high slot for quick wrist shot but misses net.

10 retrieves puck along far boards, 10/83/27 lose 3-on-3 puck battle.  B's move puck to near corner.

27 good pressure but B's Dman moves puck to near boards.

49 good pressure but B's Fwd moves puck to near corner, then around to far corner.

43 challenges B's Fwd along boards and takes puck, OZ pass to 27 completed.

27 pass behind net for 10, 10 not there.  B's retrieve.

83 intercepts pass at blue line83 drop pass for 10 intercepted.  B's control and clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

49 wins 1-on-1 puck battle, DZ pass to 22 completed.

22 soft dump-in deep into far corner in OZ.

19 retrieves puck in OZ corner, blind pass to slot, no Oilers in the vicinity.  B's intercept, clear to NZ.

 

B's rush into OZ 3-on-3, complete cross ice pass for one-timer, not much on shot, 35 easy save, directs rebound to 67 in near corner.

67 DZ pass to 5 behind net completed.

5 BO1 pass to 22 completed.

22 dump-in to NZ completed under pressure.  B's retrieve.

 

B's rush into OZ 2-on-3.

37 challenges B's Fwd just inside blue line.  B's forward takes off-balance wrist shot.

35 easy save, directs rebound to 67 in high slot.

67 skates to NZ, NZ pass to 37 completed.

37 NZ pass to 13 completed.

13 skates into OZ, shot from inside FO circle between FO dot and boards, save by B's keeper, B's control rebound.

89 intercepts B's clearing attempt on blue line along far boards, dump-in to far corner, no Oilers around, B's control.

89 intercepts B's pass along near boards, OZ pass to 13 behind net completed.

13 OZ pass to 12 in far corner completed.

12 skates up boards, OZ pass to 13 in far corner completed.

13 OZ pass to 77 at point completed.

77 OZ pass across blue line to 41 completed.

41 wrist shot partially blocked, puck goes behind goal line at side of net, B's keeper covers for whistle.

 

34 OZ FO loss.  B's clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ not deep.

49 retrieves puck, dump-in to NZ.  B's retrieve, bring puck into OZ.

 

B's dump-in to NZ.

43 retrieves puck just in front of DZ blue line, NZ pass to 46 not received.  B's retrieve in NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ 1-on-2.

35 saves wrist shot from top of FO circle (Scoring Chance).  Rebound to side of net.

49 loses race to puck but knocks puck away from B's Fwd to near corner.  B's retrieve.

18 intercepts pass back to point from near corner, skates into NZ, hard dump-in to far corner.

B's there first, but 34 intercepts clearing attempt, puts puck behind net.

18 decent forecheck, loses 1-on-2 puck battle.  B's clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ from behind red line.

37 loses race to puck in DZ, but ties up B's Fwd behind net, puck to DZ far corner.

83/37 win 2-on-2 puck battle in far corner.

37 goes behind net, DZ pass to 5 completed.

5 DZ-to-NZ pass to 10 misses too far (though 10 stretches to tip puck forward into OZ). 

Decent pressure from 83, then 27, but B's retain control, move puck to NZ.

 

B's rush into OZ, all Oilers collapse to puck carrier, puck back to point.

B's attempt at one-timer from far point to near FO circle fails, puck to near corner.

10 ties up man in slot who was to receive pass from behind net, puck out to NZ on missed pass.

 

B's retrieve puck in NZ.

27 steals puck from B's Dman, skates into OZ, knocked down as he tries to split Dmen, puck in near corner.

27 leaves puck for 19 in near corner.

19 skates around net, 19 OZ pass to 77 at point on far boards completed.

77 OZ pass across blue line to 41 completed.

41 wrist shot misses net (either intentionally or by 15 feet).

27 retrieves puck in far corner, 27 OZ pass to 67 behind net completed.

67 OZ pass to 19 in far corner completed.

19 OZ pass to 77 at point on far boards completed.

19 OZ pass across blue line to 41 completed.

41 wrist shot from point, tip by 67, puck goes wide and into far corner.

19 retrieves puck in far corner, 19 OZ pass to 41 at near point not received cleanly (bounces over stick), puck to DZ.

 

41 pass to 22 tipped into OZ for dump-in.

B's retrieve, clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

35 retrieves puck behind net, DZ pass to 41 in near corner completed.

41 BO1 pass to 22 completed.

22 BO2 pass to 67 tipped back to 77.

77 DZ-to-NZ pass to 22 completed.

22 good forecheck, separates B's Dman from puck with hit, 67 with good support retrieves puck behind net.

67 OZ pass to 19 in slot misses.

49 takes puck just above FO circle in center of the ice, wrist shot (Scoring Chance), save by B's keeper.  Rebound to far corner.

67 retrieves puck in far corner, skates up boards, cycles puck back for 22.

22 wins 1-on-1 puck battle behind net, blind pass to front of net hits B's Dman, goes to 19 behind net.

19 pass to 67 in slot deflected by B's Dman.

49 retrieves puck at point, pass to 19 in near corner.

19 hit from behind (B's expected a penalty), B's recover puck, dump/pass to NZ.

 

B's receive "pass" at DZ blue line along boards, rush into DZ 1-on-1.

49 blocks B's wrist shot, lands back on B's Fwd's stick who skates around 49, behind goal line, pass to point.

43 blocks shot from point, 43 loses race to puck, B's control, puck around to near point.

35 saves slap shot from point through screen (Scoring Chance).  Rebound out front.

12 retrieves rebound, skates into NZ, skates around B's Fwd, dump-in cross-ice deep into far corner.

13 strong forecheck, wins 1-on-1 puck battle, cycles puck behind net to near corner.

89/12 win 2-on-2 puck battle, 89 with puck along near boards.

89 OZ pass to 12 in near corner completed.

12 OZ pass to 89 in high slot completed as 12 is knocked down.

89 wrist shot from high slot partially blocked, B's clear puck to blue line.

5 intercepts clearing attempt at blue line along far boards, skates around one Fwd, pass to 13 in far corner completed.

13 OZ pass to 89 in high slot for one timer scrambled by B's Fwd.  B's clear puck to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ not deep.

37 retrieves puck, DZ-to-NZ pass to 34 not received cleanly, puck goes to B's Dman in OZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

35 retrieves dump-in behind net, pass to 18 along near boards completed.

18 DZ pass to 37 under pressure completed.

37 DZ pass to 46 completed.

46 BO2 pass to 34 misses behind him for icing.

 

46 DZ FO loss, puck to far point.

18 goes down to block shot from point, puck to near boards.

37 deflects B's pass from near boards into slot.

18 retrieves loose puck in DZ, 18 skates toward blue line, 18 DZ pass to 37 not received cleanly, puck to NZ.

46 retrieves puck in NZ along near boards, dump-in to OZ.  B's clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

77 retrieves puck behind net, DZ pass to 83 completed under pressure.

83 skates to NZ, NZ pass to 10 deflected from behind by B's Fwd, puck to OZ.  B's clear to NZ.

 

10 decent forecheck, B's Dman retains control, but misses pass for icing.

41 touches puck in DZ for icing, results in OZ FO.

 

10 OZ FO loss.  B's clear puck to NZ.

 

77 intercepts B's pass, skates back to DZ, DZ pass to 41 completed.

41 DZ-to-NZ cross-ice pass to 10 deflected by B's Fwd but still completed.

10 skates through NZ, into OZ, OZ pass to 83 in slot deflected by B's Dman, B's clear puck to blue line.

77 keeps puck in at blue line, wrist shot misses wide, puck behind net, B's clear puck to blue line.

83 steals puck from B's Fwd at blue line skating toward red line, NZ-to-DZ pass to 41 completed.

41 DZ pass to 77 completed.

77 skates to red line, dump-in to OZ.  B's clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

49 retrieves dump-in, hard DZ pass around net to 43 completed.

43 BO1 pass to 19 completed.

19 DZ-to-NZ pass to 22 misses behind him, puck to OZ but not deep.

22 good forecheck, scrambles puck just inside OZ blue line, puck outside blue line along boards.

67 retrieves puck along boards, NZ-to-DZ pass back to 49 completed.

49 DZ pass to 43 completed.

43 DZ pass to 49 completed.

49 skates puck to NZ, NZ pass to 22 completed.

22 dump-in to OZ not deep.  B's retrieve just inside blue line.

 

67 pressures Bs Dman who puts puck up the boards into NZ.

22 hit with puck along boards, puck bounces to middle of the ice.

43 wins race to the puck, dump-in to are corner in OZ.  B's retrieve, clear to NZ.

 

43 intercepts B's NZ pass in front of DZ blue line along far boards, skates into OZ, soft dump into far corner.

B's retrieve, clear to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to OZ.

37 loses race to puck in far corner but hits man with puck.

37/89 scramble 2-on-2 puck battle, puck to 5 at side of net.

5 DZ pass to 37 behind net.

37 BO1 pass to 12 completed.

12 drop pass to 37 misses (niether 37 nor the B's expected a drop pass here at all).

35 stops missed pass, leaves puck for 5 who takes it behind net (no B's forecheck).

5 skates to red line, dump-in to far corner in OZ.

89 decent forecheck, but B's Dman controls puck, puck comes to near corner.

13 decent forecheck, but B's Dman clears puck to NZ.

5 retrieves puck in DZ, DZ-to-NZ pass to 89 intercepted just outside DZ blue line along near boards.

 

B's rush into DZ 1-on-2.

37 knocks puck away from B's Fwd in slot.

5 takes puck, avoids B's Fwd, skates to red line, dump-in to OZ.  B's retrieve clear to NZ.

B's Fwd chips loose puck past 77 and skates around him along near boards.

46 deflects B's Fwd's pass intended for slot behind net and around into far corner.

34 loses 1-on-1 puck battle in far corner, puck to far point.

77 intercepts pass in far corner, DZ pass under pressure behind net to 46 completed.

46 BO1 pass to 18 under pressure completed.

18 dump-in to NZ.

34 overskates puck in NZ, B's retrieve.

 

18 disrupts B's dump-in, but B's Fwd controls puck just inside DZ blue line.

34 hits B's Fwd separating him from puck, puck bounces off his skate into NZ.  B's retrieve.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

41 retrieves puck along near boards at hash marks (no B's forecheck)

41 DZ-to-NZ (suicide) pass to 83 along near boards not received cleanly, puck to boards.

41 scrambles puck with B's Fwd high.

83 knocks puck out of the air over his head into OZ.  B's retrieve, clear to NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ 3-on-2 but are not able to generate a shot, puck to far corner.

B's move puck around to near point, slap shot from point tipped wide (Scoring Chance), puck to far corner.

77 retrieves puck in far corner, DZ pass to 83 misses behind him (though 83 touches with his stick), B's retrieve.

35 saves wrist shot from just inside blue line, covers for whistle.

 

10 DZ FO loss, puck to near point.

10 in high slot deflects pass out of DZ.

 

B's rush into DZ 2-on-2.

37 checks B's Fwd in front of net who misses pass from far boards, puck to near corner.

B's retrieve but 10/37 trap B's Fwd in corner, win 2-on-1 puck battle.

10 BO1 pass to 27 completed.

27 leaves puck for 83 who is coming with speed.

83 skates through NZ, poke-checked at OZ blue line, B's retrieve.

 

B's dump-in to DZ not deep.

49 retrieves puck along near boards, skates to NZ, NZ pass to 43 over red line completed.

43 soft dump-in to OZ.

22 decent forecheck but B's clear to NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ.  Pass back to point misses, puck into OZ, B's retrieve and clear to NZ.

 

B's rush into DZ.

49 hits B's Fwd into near boards but no support and B's pick up loose puck.

43 blocks shot from B's Fwd, B's retrieve puck behind net.

35 saves wrap around attempt.  Rebound to side of net.  B's retrieve.

B's pass to point for one-time shot from inside FO circle, but shot misses wide (Scoring Chance), puck to far boards.

19 loses 1-on-1 puck battle along far boards, B's control puck first to point, then move below goal line.

43 wins puck battle in far corner, shoots puck around boards for 22 on near boards, 22 not there.  B's retrieve.

B's one-time shot from point misses wide.

43 wins race to puck in far corner, BO1 pass to 19 not completed due to B's Dman hit on 19 but puck clears to NZ.

 

B's dump-in to DZ.

41 retrieves puck in near corner, shoots puck around boards for 12 on near boards.

12 retrieves puck, DZ-to-NZ pass to 41 with speed completed.

41 skates into OZ, shot from near boards saved by B's keeper.  Rebound to near corner.

41/13 lose 2-on-2 puck battle in near corner.

77 intercepts B's pass at top of FO circle, fans on wrist shot, puck to far boards.

89 retrieves loose puck, blind slap shot from far boards misses net, puck in near corner.

B's retrieve, move puck behind net.

13 good forecheck steals puck from B's Dman behind net, OZ pass to 12 in slot intercepted.

89 steals puck from B's Dman at side of net.

89 OZ pass to 13 in slot bounces off 13's skate to far corner.

B's clear puck to NZ.

 

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