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X’s And O’S: Small Changes Make Big Difference in Hawks-‘Nucks Series

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The best thing about playoff hockey? The Canes' Ice Girls.

The second best thing about playoff hockey? In a best of seven series, teams can make small adjustments that make a big, big impact.

Here we'll take a look at a couple small adjustments the Hawks made that has helped them retake control of their series against the Canucks.


Finding the Lanes

The Canucks have played extremely aggressive defense throughout their playoff run, and early in the series it was working for them. In response, the Hawks have worked a some new elements in to their offensive game.

Most noticeably, they're utilizing the diagonal cross seam pass from the side boards to the weak side de...

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