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10-01-2011, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by canadiens1992 View Post
Having a tough team: 3-4 last years of flyers(not as much this year IMO) and the bruins are a good example because there is almost always a tough guy on the ice to protect the other players "in case" anything happens. Take a run at Krejci? Lucic shows up. Take a run at Bergeron? Chara shows up. Try to take Seguin out? Thornton shows up. When playing those teams, there isn't really a chance to take a cheap shot or to play on the edge without having the whole team smoke you.

That's my two cents.
The Bruins keep being brought up as an example and I can't fathom why. Over the last few years the Bruins have lost Bergeron, Savard, and Krejci to headshots.

Their way doesn't seem to work all that well as a deterrent.

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