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it: both play­ers are look­ing to score goals. Both have toplevel hockey sense, and they con­sis­tently make good de­ci­sions get­ting the puck out of the de­fen­sive zone and find­ing the open man in the neu­tral zone. When they’re in the of­fen­sive zone, both play­ers are try­ing to get into good a shoot­ing po­si­tion. Kane has a ten­dency to hold on to the puck longer and at­tempt to cy­cle it. He likes to pass off the cy­cle or back to the point. His des­ti­na­tion is of­ten the front of the net. Pacioretty will move the puck quicker and then await an im­me­di­ate re­turn pass when he’s ready to shoot. He finds open team­mates faster than Kane does.

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