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Getting Andreas Athanasiou Going

10/28/2019 at 4:15pm EDT

from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Andreas Athanasiou has a knack for scoring highlight-reel goals with his speed and flair, many on breakaways, some after beating a defender with a slick one-on-one move.

They’re not going in this season. Maybe some grit and grime will help, Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said.

“Him and I talked about when they’re not going in, you got to make sure you do everything else right,” Blashill said. “You got to make sure that your game is really sound structurally, and then find your way to the net and score some dirty goals. I think that’s an area that he can keep getting better at, so he doesn’t have to rely on the home run-type goals.”


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