Originally Posted by noonwitch
The trap is how to beat a fast-skating team with lots of scorers. If it was not a legal play, my team would have won a lot more cups than the 4 or so they've won over the last 15 years.
The Devils beat my beloved Wings many times using a trap. It was very effective against the russian players like Federov, and against glory-hogs like Shanahan.
In other words it slows down the game and gives less talented teams a chance to beat there betters?