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10-20-2003, 08:10 PM
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: New York
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Why are you so down on Purinton? Nobody is saying he's anything more than a 6th/7th defenseman. Given his role on the team as an enforcer, I think he does a pretty good job, or at least whats asked of him. Every team needs a guy like him. The Isles have Cairns. The Devs have Brown. Plus he's homegrown, works his ass off, and is popular in the locker room.
It's not that he's down on Purinton, he's stating fact. Players like him are fringe as it is right now, he would most deffinitly not be in the NHL and probably AHL had the league not expanded.
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