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02-24-2009, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
perhaps Drury wasn't comfortable with Renney's system...or perhaps he's used to just blending in and coming through in the clutch, which he was afforded at times when his teammates were a bit better and were able to present Drury with clutch situations. Perhaps also he couldn't handle the 22-25 minutes he was getting to start last season, or the 20+ minutes he's averaging this season, since his career was spent as a 16-18 minute per night guy; again, blending in a making the big plays here and there, but otherwise, a lot less pressure on him because guys like Forsberg, Sakic, Roy and others were also there.
Thats definitely the book on Drury as a Ranger. He and Gomez wanted this, they wanted to be the leaders of this team. Its just disappointing that they couldn't/can't be the leaders on the ice.

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