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06-21-2011, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
Against the Bruins he was playing the #1 shutdown role. With a coach like JM, he's going to be asked to do much more defensively than offensively. He may still get first line PP duty, who knows, the kid's a HORSE, but I'll be surprised if he's not in the top shutdown role from day one.
I'd bank on it.

All signs point to Markov being "nursed" back into play, I don't see Martin giving him the tough assignments in the first couple weeks. Why would he when Subban has proved he can do them? Of course there is always he option they'll be paired together as well.

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