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05-05-2004, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Epsilon
If you want grit, you don't want Brendan Shanahan. It hurts to say it since he's been such a key player for the Wings from 97-02, but Shanahan is a lazy floater at this point.
I don't think that Shanny's a floater, I just think that his style of game does not lend itself to "aging" particularly well. Power forwards production typically falls off dramatically around the 33-34 year mark. I think that Shanny's tank is empty, and his body just can't handle his old style of play.

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