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01-04-2012, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by habsrule22 View Post
With Orr getting put on waivers and Rosehill in the AHL, has anybody else noticed how dramatically Brian Burke has veered from his whole Truculence Model?

Toronto’s forwards now consist of: Lupul, Kessel, Connolly, Kadri, Kulemin, Grabovski, MacArthur, Armstrong, Boyce, Bozak, Lombardi, Steckel Brown, Frattin, and Crabb.

The only “truculence” I see there is Brown and (maybe) Armstrong.

Interesting shift, no?

He made a big mistake on how he started to rebuild that team.
Another team getting less tough, despite the consensus around here that every team in the league except the Habs is in an enforcer arms race.

They still have good size and strength on their defense, but I hardly see truculence.

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