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08-23-2009, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by aegwillnotwinthecup View Post
Hickey was a +37 on a team that was overall in the minus. If that doesn't speak for his reliability defensively I don't know what does.

But let's judge him on a six game tourney basis in the most overrated anything in the history of hockey that only today gets attention because of a brawl started by Theo Fleury over 20 years ago.
Matt Greene and Davis Drewskie, Kyle Quincey and Tom Preissing all had better +/- than Doughty or Johnson and all played on the same team. Does that speak to Doughty and Johnson's reliability defensively or is +/- only useful when it serves your purpose?

As for the question, I've only seen Hickey play at the WJC and yes he looked terrible. I'm assuming he's better than that, but until I personally see otherwise I have to go with Subban.

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