Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/10/11 at 11:29 PM ET
from Brian Hedger at NHL.com,
Lidstrom is currently wreaking havoc on opponents by using his masterful anticipation of where the puck will go, plus a deadly-accurate shot and meticulous calculating to stay in position defensively.
It’s something he does night in and night out, but also something that most still marvel about.
A reporter recently asked Red Wings coach Mike Babcock whether Lidstrom’s hot stretch was maybe a “little fluky” considering the odds are it will slow down, and the look on the coach’s face said it all.
It looked like somebody had just asked him if Michelangelo might’ve gotten a little lucky with that whole Sistine Chapel thing.
“Nothing about his game’s fluky, so let’s not go with that word,” Babcock said. “The reality is he’s just a good player and takes what’s given. Obviously, he’s had some opportunity and he’s taken advantage of it.”
Babcock was just getting warmed up.
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