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Film Breakdown: Defensemen Creating Shooting Lanes

The Flyers set out to frustrate the Golden Knights, and for a good portion of the game, they were successful at doing so. Bruce Cassidy and the VGK defense made an adjustment though and eventually found the breakthrough.

In today’s film breakdown, we show what the Golden Knights did differently against Philadelphia and how the new focus paid off in the end.

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Film Breakdown: Reloads By Forwards Help Beat Kings

Bruce Cassidy has used the term “reload” a lot when describing what he wants to see from his forwards.

In today’s film breakdown, we explain what he means and show how it can impact a game.

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Film Breakdown: Mark Stone’s Winning Plays On Power Play

The captain of the Golden Knights is known for so much more than his ability to put the puck in the net.

In today’s film breakdown, we look at his impact on a 3rd period power play. He didn’t even record a point on the eventual game-tying goal, but his contributions were priceless.

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Film Breakdown: Box-And-One vs Empty Net

The Golden Knights have been stifling teams down the stretch in games when the other team pulls the goalie.

In today’s film breakdown, we look at the box-and-one system the Golden Knights deploy and show examples of what they do well inside of it to make life difficult on opponents.

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Film Breakdown: Why VGK Are Stagnant In The Offensive Zone

This season (and each of the last two postseasons) the Golden Knights have struggled to score goals when playing against a compact defensive setup.

In today’s film breakdown, we show a single shift that displays some good aspects of what Vegas is doing in-zone and quite a few bad ones.

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Film Breakdown: 1-1-3 Neutral Zone

The Golden Knights entered the 2021-22 season with a goal of creating more turnovers in the neutral zone to feed their dominant rush offense. Stealing an idea from a pair of teams that have knocked them out in the playoffs (Dallas and Washington), VGK implemented a 1-1-3 neutral zone setup.

In today’s film breakdown, we explain how the 1-1-3 works and display the strengths and weaknesses it offers the Golden Knights.

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Film Breakdown: Denying Pass At Blue Line On Penalty Kill

Since Pete DeBoer took over as head coach of the Golden Knights, one aspect of the game they’ve been consistently excellent at is penalty killing.

In today’s film breakdown, we show how VGK’s commitment to taking away a single pass on the penalty kill limits the amount of space the Golden Knights must defend, neutralizes one player on the opposing power play, and leads to VGK having one of the strongest penalty kills in the league.

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