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04-06-2011, 12:42 AM
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Ziggy Stardust
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Originally Posted by Herby View Post
That would involve giving Smyth more defensive responsibility. I don't think anyone wants that.
I think his weakness has been along the boards and his failure to get the puck out from the wing. Playing down the middle might eliminate that.

I also found some footage of him playing C while with the Oilers, he was still a productive player. He might have to be one of those players who can't be counted on to play a lick of defense, similar to what we were used to seeing from Luc Robitaille and Tomas Sandstrom, but at least they were productive players.

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