By emphasizing controlling play, Blues could follow Team Canada blueprint
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Mar 25, 2014
"It's about controlling the hockey game. Like with Canada, Hitchcock said he feels comfortable seeing the Blues checking well because it means they're "committed to the right things." If you check better, you're going to get more chances," Hitchcock said Monday at Air Canada Centre. Worries about a lack of offence from star forwards at least externally lasted well into the playoff round, but those were quieted by dominant play on the puck.