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07-01-2011, 12:08 AM
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New Brunswick
Originally Posted by
Giroux tha Damaja
I think Ryan Suter is a better defender than Shea Weber honestly. Not a better player, but I think a better defender. I'm always very impressed when I watch him play. There isn't a situation he doesn't handle well, odd man rushes, speedy guys, handsy guys, cycling offenses, all of it. He's really damn good.
You'd be in the majority i'd say, he's an incredibly solid defenseman. I'd go as far as saying if I could have any defenseman on this team for the future, it would be him. He's not incredibly flashy, but he gets the job done and he's so reliable.
I said it after we traded Carter/Richards, I would have been fine had we traded one of them for a guy like Suter etc, where it makes sense going ahead. In hindsight, with Nashville potentially losing a bunch of their offensive core, we likely could have traded and got Suter (As it seems they are intent on keeping Weber and are stocked at D). Complete speculation I know, just would have made more sense.
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