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10-03-2003, 05:59 PM
Joe Malone
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Originally Posted by Joe Malone
I still like Dwyer, not for his fighting talents obviously, but for his honest effort, his sticking up for his mates, finishing his checks, playing a fairly smart game, and singing Irish drinking songs in the dressing room. I wish there was a role for him on the team. An energy player, like Hound Dog Kelly of the '70's Flyers, if you remember him. Fred Shero used Kelly 2 or 3 times a period, and Kelly was like the Tasmanian Devil once he hit the ice, and hit everyone else in sight.
Hey, here's what Gordie did tonight, as written in TSN's article on the game. I really believe he could be a big physical force, not expected to score. (or win fights. :p )

"Gordie Dwyer - whose position as the Canadiens enforcer was put in jeopardy when the Habs claimed Vancouver tough guy Darren Langdon in Friday's waiver draft - played a high energy game, finishing all his checks and generally being a pest."

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