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10-15-2010, 01:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan Barr View Post
Mike Comrie is a skill player who was brought here to make skill plays. I don't care if he's not the strongest along the boards, or if he isn't the hardest working player on the team. After Crosby and Malkin, he is without question the best offensive forward on the team, both in terms of physical skill and hockey sense. Let's say for the sake of argument that he is a weak, lazy player who has never won a single board battle in his entire hockey career. Would you play him in a checking role, where his main objective is to crash, bang, and dig for pucks?
if it gets him closer to that mentality...yes. I don't think DB is an idiot.....whatever he is doing is for a reason.

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