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10-09-2010, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Sojourn View Post
Lubo isn't a #1 defenseman. He's a #2 guy. I suspect he'll do his best work when a #1 defenseman carries most of the workload, and does most of the legwork, allowing Lubo to step on the ice and play his game. Last night was a perfect example of just how weak Lubo is defensively, and why he needs to be protected. Detroit manhandled him in the corners, and Lubo just doesn't seem to have the ability to overcome that on a consistent basis.
Completely agreed. Lubo looked great to us last season, because Neids was taking the dirty minutes, and Lubo could do what he does best. He is a great player, but not a number one.

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