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Daily Links for Sunday, Sept. 5

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"Guys, just do the system! Why aren't you doing the system?" I'm on to you, Ruff.
"Guys, just do the system! Why aren't you doing the system?" I'm on to you, Ruff.

It's Sunday, and that means it's time for our final installment of our "If you read one thing today" links post, where we give you a second helping of the most interesting links we found during the season, in case you missed them the first time.

I don't think I've ever heard a press conference in which the Sabres players or coaches don't talk about The System. We didn't stick to the system, or they forced us out of the system, etc. But what does it mean to actually play a system? The Toronto Globe & Mail attempts to educate us.

 

What's in a system? - The Toronto Globe & Mail
Roy MacGregor explains what "the system" is for a hockey team. Does it even exist, or is just an amalgamation of strategy, planning, and inventiveness?