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01-21-2012, 07:06 PM
Gert B Frobe
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Originally Posted by sandlansd* View Post
This team could definitely use a tough defenseman. The only one who even remotely plays w/ any kind of snarl in his game is Meszaros, and he's been terrible for most of the year.

Coburn plays like a midget, Timonen is a warrior, but the physical stuff just isn't his game, Bourdon is a rookie, and Carle is an offensive guy.

This team desperately needs some snarl on the back-end.
I agree that the defense needs more toughness. I don't think Meszaros has been bad or that Coburn is a wuss - but they do need more. Carle, Timonen, Bourdon and Gustafson as the other 4 don't bring any toughness at all (Bourdon is a big kid but it doesn't look like he has the skating to play a real physical game at this level)

Not sure that just adding a guy like Gleason would fix it. Everybody was convinced that the Sabres adding Regher would be the difference...

I don't know what the solution is but I know there is a problem

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