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11-05-2011, 03:22 PM
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Alchemy
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Originally Posted by GKJ View Post
That's somewhat debateable. The Flyers must feel like that every 4th liner needs to be capable of doing so, or else they wouldn't have told Joe Patterson to start using him to kill penalties with the Phantoms. Every 4th liner isn't a penalty killer, but in a few years they will.
True.

If its a organizational philosophy then that's fine.

But it isn't a league wide trend. It just depends on the team and the roles of players on the teams. I agree Rinaldo will be a better benefit to the team if he can develop into a penalty killer.

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