Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/20/06 at 10:17 AM ET
"All season long," Sabres defenseman Henrik Tallinder said, "we've been chirping on guys, "Hey, we have to block shots.' " The message is everywhere. The Sabres have used 21 skaters during the playoffs, and while some blocks may have been accidental, all 21 have blocked at least one shot. "I think it's more contagious when one person blocks a shot," Sabres forward Derek Roy said. "It pretty much forces everybody else to block a shot instead of pulling up or doing the flamingo or whatever. It seems like everybody wants to win on this team, and blocking shots is a huge part of that."read on
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