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07-08-2008, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
Don't read too much into that. That was a really good Mooseheads team on which players were approaching 150 pts on the season. To put this all in perspective, Jody Shelley (during junior) showed much more offensive talent than Flinn and look at him now. Basically imagine a player who was almost as good at enforcing as Shelley, but isn't as (offensively) talented as Shelley (that's obviously a VERY relative scale). That's what we have gotten in Ryan Flinn.
I don't care if he doesn't have much of an offensive play, as long as he can hit, go into the corners and fall back well on defense I'm all for having a guy like him.

That's what I like about Laraque, he's got underrated defensive play, can hit and fight with the best of them and add in the odd goal...It doesn't make him a hall-of-famer, but it sure makes him a great asset to have on a team. Especially a team where some of your top guys are on the smallish side.

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