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10-06-2011, 12:44 PM
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Montreal select Joe Reekie D

Originally Posted by joe pelletier
...The big, aggressive Reekie would appear in 104 games over 4 years with the Sabres. He was already developing a reputation for an uncanny sense of perfect defensive position that was usually reserved for veterans...

...In that time he quietly impressed as a penalty kill regular...

...From 1994 to 2002 Reekie served as a top four defender. He was often used against the other team's top players because of his strength and seemingly flawless defensive positioning. He was smart and tough, although that brought inevitable injuries that slowed him. Regardless, he always played with a subtle savvy that I always admired, as well as [B]with a tough and physical, yet clean, presence...

...The highlight of Reekie's career came in 1998 when he was a big part of the Capitals march into the Stanley Cup finals. Unfortunately the Detroit Red Wings handled the Capitals to deny Reekie a Stanley Cup championship...

...every coach in the league wish they had a dependable defender like Joe Reekie on their blue line...

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