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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Rod Langway had a fair amount of offense with the Canadiens during his brief tenure. He was viewed as an all around defenseman similar to Larry Robinson. Traded to Washington, he found himself on a team that had other defensemen capable of contributing the required offense on a team that lacked a defensive leader. Langway chose to focus strictly on the defensive aspects of his position and the results and accolades followed.
It's interesting that he mentored a young Scott Stevens, who had a similar, but even more dramatic transformation.

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