Martin Havlat: Where is the Offense?

November 18th, 2009 by Nick Maxson Leave a reply »
Confidence is the heart and soul to any professional athlete; i'ts what makes them believe they can be the best, or the worst.

Since his arrival in Minnesota, Martin Havlat has yet to show his true offensive fire-power we were hoping to see from his days in Chicago.

Throughout the first 20 games, we have seen Havlat hesitant, on edge and definitely lacking confidence in his own game and the numbers prove it.

With only two goals and six assists and a team worst -13 on the season, this is not the Martin Havlat the Wild signed nor the explosive forward the fans want to see.

Watching every game film from this season compared to last season's overall play, a few conclusions can be made.


1. Low Confidence

Havlat isn't confident not only in the team's changing game-play but also his own.

Last season when he entered the offensive zone with the puck on his stick, he attacked the ice using his speed, creativity and quick hands to muster scoring chances and goals.

This season is completely the opposite, just watch Havlat enter the zone this season. The first difference is that he ...

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