Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 11/11/11
Trending Topics is a new column that looks at the week in hockey according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? Here's a thought exercise: Pretend for a moment you're a coach in the National Hockey League. You like to play a conservative system to begin with and your two best defensemen are out of the lineup for a game against the second-highest scoring team in the League and you are, as a consequence, down to just five D-men. Do you: a) Continue to play conservative hockey as is your wont or b) Deviate from the system you've been playing for two years to engage in a more up-tempo contest as part of an attempt to play a more entertaining style? If you picked option B, you are a blithering moron and you're fired. As you are all quite aware by now, Wednesday night's Philadelphia Flyers/Tampa Bay Lightning game in Tampa, presented live and in high definition on ...
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