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12-03-2008, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
While I disagree with pretty much everything else in your post, I do agree that Higgins gets too much PP time. His skills help the team (especially this team, with tons of PP weapons up front) more at evens and on the PK.

That said, all that stuff about Higgins being a 3rd liner put into a 1st line role is outdated. The vast majority of teams look for power on power matchups these days, and Higgins qualifies for that role. Think Jere Lehtinen.
cmon now seriously???

power??? a-kost goes to the front of the net more than him. all this crap about higgins being a power forward is outdated as well. he is not. he never cuts to the net. if he has a lane he will go towards the goalie to where there is no angle and shoot. like kovy, he is become a master of the no angle shots.

he is a poor mans lethinen if we are to make that comparison.

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