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01-10-2012, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by swissexpert View Post
Wow, 400 posts for Emelin, 0 for Raphael Diaz.
I understand that he fills the habs needs perfectly and I really like his style of play, but Diaz gets underrated here in a big way.
He's maybe not that physical, but ads something to the offense and is 3rd on the defense for shots blocked and takeaways.
Both are similar age, come from Europe and had no problems adjusting to the game, so I don't get why one is god and the other is just okay.
By the way, Diaz leads the NHL in Rookie points for Dmen.
If Diaz had been scratched in favour of garbage he'd have his own thread too. If you go through the thread, most of it is cursing about how our ******** coaches kept scratching Emelin for Campoli and Gill and Kaberle.

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