Need To Finish
Though the Jackets dominate the play for much of the first stanza, they trail on the scoreboard 1 – 0. We had the first 9 shots of the period, but only lead in shots 10 – 9. Ahead in hits, 12 – 9. No penalties or giveaways, but trailing in the faceoff circle 11 – 6. Our defensive corps seemed a bit complacent in the second half of that period — some miscommunications and poor passes in our own zone. Don’t like the fact that we had too many guys facing our own goal.
Huselius with another post hit — perhaps a new statistical category? Boll with an almost amazing goal –flying through the air, wrapping the stick around the defender and slapping it just wide.
No sense that the CBJ are in real trouble, but we need to finish our chances and deny Florida space. They showed that they desperately want this win and can step it up in a heartbeat. Need traffic in front of Vokoun — he is seeing the puck well tonight. Win the draws and fire the puck!