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04-01-2010, 04:04 PM
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Nordic*
 
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Originally Posted by Winger98 View Post
Fedorov also had to bulldog his way through the deadpuck area on the offensive end. We all griped about the crap Hal Gill got away with but that pales in comparison to what used to be done by everybody in the name of defense.
It was WAY easier to be a successful defensive forward in the deadpuck era, you could hook, trip and hold whoever had the puck - it's a whole other deal today.

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