Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 04/08/09 at 09:19 PM ET
from Dave Waddell of the Windsor Star,
It took Kronwall several months to realize he was going to have to gradually build his game up to reach the level he played at in the finals.
His impatience had put him in too many bad spots and his game only began to round into form when he got paired with Lidstrom for a stretch midway through the season.
There he got view of a maestro at work on how to control a game by letting it come to you.
“It’s keeping it simple and not being too hard on myself,” said Kronwall, who feels these past 11 games have been his best stretch of hockey this season.
“A lot of times early in the season I was trying to do too much. I was looking for the big hits and trying to make plays that aren’t there.
“Now, I’m letting the play come to me. If something is there than make it, if not take the simple way out.
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