April 9th, 2009, 02:40 PM #71
I wasn't too into the 6 player games. I think I was playing some of my best defense and the defense didn't get to touch the puck that much, the forwards crashing the net every time was lame and they knew we were gunna do it every time, which left us defenders wide open at the point and still no one would pass it back. Then again I can't complain, cause that was probably a new thing to some of us having a full team. It'll take practice, but please don't forget about us defenders next time. I am an offensive defender, but if you guys wanna keep the puck with the forwards, I'll just change my player type to a stay at home defender so my defensive stats get a boost.
April 9th, 2009, 04:25 PM #72
You and Jon were smashing fools as they crossed the line, nice D no doubt.
I usually try and include everyone, I was a little rusty after not playing for a few weeks. We'll get the puck to you bro, no worries.
Last edited by Fisch; April 9th, 2009 at 04:28 PM.
April 9th, 2009, 04:27 PM #73
you gotta get on your mic so you can talk to the guys. I couldn't really say anything because my mic was so f'd up and I could only hear Savnok/Kevin.
Originally Posted by Palffy3314
April 9th, 2009, 07:43 PM #74
It seems like my connection is crappier when I use the mic. Or No one can understand each other. Either way it's still not that hard to find open players..
April 12th, 2009, 03:19 AM #75
Every time I change my player type to Sniper I regret it! lol, Sniper has ****ty passing (since I pump up the shooting stats), I couldn't pass for **** tonight.
April 12th, 2009, 09:57 PM #76
Dangler FTW. Although I like wrist shot goals better than dekes.
April 13th, 2009, 02:19 AM #77
It was pure suckage tonight...damn.
I had to re-modify a few stats after getting owned tonight...I never should have messed with it. lol
April 13th, 2009, 11:26 AM #78
April 13th, 2009, 11:42 AM #79
if I may add my few miserable cents...
1) we are getting owned against the really good teams on a ratio of 3:1 on offensive ice time. highlighted by:
we can't keep it in their zone - when the wingers are carrying the puck over against human defensemen, we typically get creamed along the halfboards, causing a turnover and potentially getting a breakaway going the other way if our defensemen have too much momentum going forward.
this comes from not having anyone to pass to, not dumping the puck (so not ideal), and in my case if I'm playing a wing, lack of any deke move ability with the L1/RS or doing the spin move with the RS.
this problem also stems from wingers feeling like they have to all play low on defense all the time. if we can't stretch out their D on breakouts, we're really screwed.
also, lack of using the points against teams that do suck down more often. get the puck in palffy's hands and he has a good shot at putting it in the net.
2) in our defensive zone, we can't just go into a ball in front of our goalie. it is really hard to stay with a guy on the far side of the net when 1) I'm twitchy and slow as it is and 2) I'm constantly getting bumped out of the way by one of our own wingers flying through our crease. in an ideal world, our center will drop down and wingers will stay up higher on the points for faster break outs, as well. Come down if your defenseman is pressing, but otherwise stay high.
we can see how well we are doing by how many breakaways we get during a game. trust the d to get their job done, please.
April 13th, 2009, 12:23 PM #80
Yeah, our forwards do have trouble getting the puck in the offensive zone, ****, I can't even do it either when I try most of the time haha. We gotta deke the **** out of the other teams. And we are never gunna score when we just keep throwing the puck to the middle looking for one-timers every play. I think we are really good at working the puck on the powerplay though, and that's what we gotta do all game long.