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10-24-2010, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by JTG32005 View Post
I think having a legitimate number 1 defenseman is overrated. We had one for years in Gonchar, and I'd take this defense without one than any of our defenses with one.
I'd say there are only like, 10 legit #1 d-men in the NHL anyway. It's debatable, but I don't personally count Gonchar among them. Not quite good enough in his own end... and because he generally needs to be paired with a safe stay-at-home guy, I consider him a really good #2 instead.

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