In this article, I won’t be a team or system breakdown, instead I wanted to touch on what means to be a good “power forward.” For this one, I think we have a perfect model to follow, Montreal fans still talk about him from the playoffs…years ago.
At 30-years-old, Chris Kreider is having one of his best seasons so far, with 33 goals in 47 games and 47 points – only six points shy from his best season five years ago.
Let’s take a look at why I think he is a great power forward.
He can skate, we all know that. But he doesn’t stop after the blueline. He loves to skate around the D to get right in front of the goalie. A lot of times, he will be the middle lane drive, giving an option by having his stick on the ice and driving the net at full speed (sorry Montreal fans…).
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