The Finish of the ZSC Lions in front of the one-week national team break a symbol for your reboot Rikard Grönborg. There is much that is still not perfect, but they have discovered their victory hunger and Confidence back. On Saturday in Ambri after 40 minutes 1:2 laid back, they made the late change for the 3:2 success. Of course luck plays a part, when you shoot 19 seconds before the end, the victory gate, as in the Valascia Marcus Kruger, the specialist of Last-Minute goals. However, you can force your luck too. In the last minutes of the Zurich Chance of developed by Chance, until the gate finally fell.
Captain Patrick Geering brings the difference to the botched last season to the point: "Last year we played often, to lose. Now we have to play again to win." The fainthearted, control-driven style of play, Serge Aubin preached in the last autumn of a long time, has been replaced by a angriffiges, fast-paced ice hockey the Scandinavian character. And this optimistic attitude has rubbed off on you trust on the attitude of the players and your self: you want to create, gates of fire, the opponent to put pressure on you to trust yourself and not to impress, if you are in arrears. Six times you were shooting in the championship game.
Similar to Marc Crawford
You could also say that The ZSC Lions play again ZSC-hockey. They were in the recent time is always successful if they are given the game and the Tempo, your opponent with this overmatched. And you have the width to this game about four lines to pull through. Grönborgs philosophy is that his pre-pre-pre-pre-Predecessor, Marc Crawford is similar. It promotes creativity, encourages defenders to the attacks connect. Because nowadays, he is convinced, could you put the opponent only under pressure, when all five players would join.
The new coach radiates sovereignty and peace.
But he can be in the dressing room is also very loud.
With over 3.5 goals per game, the Zurich are attacking the number 1, without putting their defensive stability. Attack is the best defense. But of course, you also need the right players. The commitment by Garrett Roe was a stroke of luck. The Americans, occurs game in Zurich is even more dominant than it is in train, is the Dynamo of the ZSC and the other with tears. Roe is the first Center, the Zürcher since Auston Matthews (2015/16) had missed. And also Marcus Kruger is likely to be for the team only is still important. He may not be a outstanding Skorer, but he cares for the little things in hockey is so important.
The Fun in the game again
discovered 2.11 points per game, the Zurich are to the national team-break a Leader and are clearly better than in the previous year (1.6 points and rank 7). The League is balanced so that you can rest. One, two bad weeks would suffice, thus they would already find in the wide midfield again. Perhaps the most important task Grönborgs in the next few months is to fight any-sufficiency immediately. If you listen to the players, is not the danger that you be satisfied. The traumatic last season should be lesson enough.
is that Grönborg is not only because of its imposing appearance, but also because of its rich Know-how and his Palmarès, a person of respect. The Swede exudes a contagious sovereignty and peace. He can but, as you can hear, be in the dressing room is very loud. And he is consistent. Got defender Dave to not feel Sutter, satisfies the demands of the Coach and in his third ZSC-year is almost superfluous. This is very unpleasant for Sutter, but also a sign to the other.
hockey is a tough game, but it is primarily a game, and that should be Fun. The ZSC Lions have discovered this Fun under Grönborg again.
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Created: 04.11.2019, 10:16 PM