Posts Tagged ‘ jacques martin ’

JACQUES MARTIN’S BENCH MANAGEMENT

May 8th, 2010 | By

It’s often said, “Nobody pays 150 dollars a ticket to watch NHL coaches coach.”

Outside of obvious line juggling, most in-game moves are subtle and difficult to fathom in the moment.

On Thursday night, the Canadiens trailed 2-1 entering the third period against the Penguins. In the first two periods, Martin ran a traditional bench making use of all of four of his lines.



HOW JACQUES MARTIN MANAGED HIS BENCH IN GAME SEVEN

Apr 30th, 2010 | By

Jacques Martin came to the Canadiens with a reputation for being blindly committed tohaving his team play a plodding, dull defense-oriented trapping game. There was no discussion about what kind of in-game tactician he was. As we learned in the final three games against Washington, Martin knows how to run a bench especially on the road when his opposing coach had the last change.



%d bloggers like this: