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08-24-2011, 10:58 AM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
Oh, I certainly am. Enforcers are patently useless and hurt their team because they're crappy hockey players. The idea that fighting prevents or deters anything is a complete myth; it is purely an entertaining (and dangerous!) sideshow. Hiring an enforcer would be, at best, a waste of cap space on a player that'll spend the season in the pressbox.

I applaud PG for what he's done on the subject -- it hints that Habs management does, in fact, "get it".
I wouldn't go as far as to say that I'm against it. I can see some purpose for such a player during the regular season, but as I said many times, I won't lose any sleep if we don't have one.

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