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The Specialist Returns

It appears games will come down th power play and penalty killing. The 'specialist' is going to be more important than ever. from the Victoria Times Colonist,
Marc Crawford thinks everyone is going to need to be a special teams player in the new-look National Hockey League. With a parade to the penalty box expected at least in the early going as players and teams adjust to an anti-obstruction crackdown, the Vancouver Canucks' head coach says he will likely employ three power-play units, not two. And the guys who don't get power-play time almost certainly will find themselves killing penalties. A select few will do double duty.

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