Ep.172: The Fourth Forward

Tyler Dellow joins the show to discuss how the Penguins haven’t been able to deal with Nashville’s forecheck, what adjustments they can make in the final legs of the series to change that, Roman Josi’s unconventional playing style, and evaluating the contributions of the defense position.

The topics covered include:

1:22 Predators aggressive forechecking
6:03 Adjustments for Mike Sullivan
8:30 Last year’s Penguins vs. this year’s Penguins
13:56 Deployment of Nashville’s defensemen
16:01 The Penguins Model
19:46 What You Create minus What You Give Up
26:05 The 4th Forward
32:46 Power play shot quality
36:13 The art of the offer sheet

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