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06-21-2009, 04:29 PM
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Extremely one dimensional Tanguay? Are you ****ing kidding me?
Tanguay is a wonderful two-way player who makes decisions with the puck and is a terrific ES player
. Now plus-minus isn't always a useful stat, but consider that Tanguay has NEVER had a minus season. Lest you talk about how he only plays for good teams, consider how poor defensively the Habs played this year. Tanguay was still +13, one of the best on the team. Tanguay is far from one-dimensional. He always backchecks and isn't as prone to giveaways as many creative players.
EDIT: Tanguay led the team in plus-minus
Most forwards that are considered "wonderful two-way players" usually kill penalties, block shots, or have a high number of take aways. Since he doesnt play physical, avoids traffic, isn't known to be one of those character leader guys; I will stand by my statement that he is a soft one dimensional player.
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