We’ve got some time to kill before the next game.
So let’s talk about shootout lineups.
In the first shootout of the season, Coach Muller sent these guys out in this order:
Bartley (No Goal)
While that was a recipe for success on Saturday, what five skaters would YOU send it in a shootout, and in what order? Do you think Latta will be the new Santorelli, and the first guy out every time? Is there a scenario where you would send a defenseman out? (Todd, I’d like to link to your original story about defensemen taking shootout attempts, if the URL still exists).