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FAO Mike Babcock: Work on shootouts during practice

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For the love of anything holy, spend some time on this, 10 minutes a day perhaps? 9 points have been left on the table because of this.

I've heard Babs hates the shootout, and although I cannot independently verify this, I wonder if that is true if he doesn't spend any time working on it.

This is a massive gaping problem since last year. One that can be easily addressed by spending some time working on it during practice.

Do it.

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For the love of anything holy, spend some time on this, 10 minutes a day perhaps? 9 points have been left on the table because of this.

I've heard Babs hates the shootout, and although I cannot independently verify this, I wonder if that is true if he doesn't spend any time working on it.

This is a massive gaping problem since last year. One that can be easily addressed by spending some time working on it during practice.

Do it.

:hockey:

It wasn't a problem last year

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Since we can't score anyway I'd like to see Babs try Smith, Lashoff and Emmerton. Simply because I think Smith has an actual shot at scoring and the other two attempts would be hilarious.

I was at a game in Houston last year where Smith actually scored a pretty nice goal in the shootout. Might not be too crazy of an idea.

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I'm starting to wonder what they actually do in practice. The team as a whole doesn't particularly shoot, pass, or skate all that well. Maybe they're too busy yuckin' it up for the cameras to practice shootouts.

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Aeros game?

Yeah I would try to go every time the Griffs were down here. I loved those games.

I sat on the glass for two of them, and the trainer gave me a Callahan stick at another one. Can't beat that =)

Do like my old basketball coach did for practicing free throws- line everyone up at the end of practice and you don't hit the showers until you've made 5.

I saw on the 24/7 a few years ago that the Pens do something like this in practice.

You shoot till you make one, then the last guy to make one sucks, or something like that.

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Given the great shootout success I can fully understand, why Kenny wants it gone. Hard for me to remember the last time, the DetroitRedWings won in a shootout contenst.

Kenny's been adamently against the shootout for years. It's only recently that we've been bad at it. Hey...Maybe the team is trying to prove his point.

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I just want to know where Datsyuk has been on shootouts. I'm not surprised that some of the other guys are struggling to score or that Howard is horrible in shootouts. But Datsyuk not being able to score chance after chance? He doesn't even look like he tries to score in shootouts. What happened to those moves?

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