Several (ok more than several) thoughts:
For some reason we always start slow at Matthews. I bet if you look back the past couple of years, our first period GF/GA would be brutal.
The first 10 minutes was not BC hockey. Granted shots aren't your best barometer but 2 shots in 10 minutes. The final 6ish minutes of that period were much better.
I think York should break up the 1st line. It's our best line by far but right now we're not getting enough offense from the other 3. The key will be holding the fort as the FR on D get up to speed and the now SO 3rd liners develop more of a scoring touch. They're providing pressure but not that extra attack.
Too many give aways leading to odd man rushes, granted NU didn't capitalize, it's still not good.
FR D need to bulk up and clear the shit out of infront of Milner
Was thrilled to see Mullane & Arnold step in after some NU knuckledragger took a run at Whitney as time expired.
Going to be interesting to see how Brown/Dyroff react to more PT.
Matheson is the real deal. On the point for the first unit, the lone D in the extra attacker. Steady, very good puck movement, needs to use his shot more.
I hear what you say on Wey. They're going to lean on him a lot to absorb the Dumoulin/Cross minutes and he doesn't have the history of health. Hopefully he can take that next step.
Mullane needs to shoot more, but it's been that way for a couple of years now.
Didn't realize how big Silk is.
Loved Grav's HFB call. That was comical. Only to be topped by after a give away at the BC blue line, NU player had the puck, not a clear path but maybe a third of a stride infront of a BC dman, goes down and a hook is called. Unreal, Louganis would've been proud.
Personally, I hate going to Matthews, I just don't see the appeal. I appreciate the history but it's a brutal place to see a game.
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