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10-10-2008, 03:34 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by 68 View Post
Laraque only fights people who stand a chance against him (Orr, Peters, Cote, Brashear, Chara...). He won't fight a Sean Avery, maybe not even a Chris Neil. It's up to our 4th line players to fight guys that are too scared to fight Laraque and Lapierre should do that if he wants to keep his spot on the team.
No he doesn't.
He needs to win faceoffs, don't make turnovers, be smart defensively, and try to get offensive zone faceoffs. THAT'S what he needs to do to keep his roster spot, not fight Avery or Neil.

If Avery or Neil wanna talk crap, then Laraque will go piss off Alfie or Spezza or Heatly.
Lapierre doesn't need to fight, and quite frankly, I don't want him too. Did you see his fight vs Talbot??..The guy would get destroyed by Neil. There's absolutely no point in fighting when you know you'll lose. That would actually be giving momentum to the other team for free there, dumb move.

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