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02-27-2012, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Moskau View Post
Don't get me wrong I love Goose as a player and a person. The fact that he re-defined his face-off skills for NHL longevity is incredible to me and I wish more fringe talent players would find a niche to do this (Detroit is #1 at doing this with guys).

But he's shredded his shoulder twice in the past 3 years and it's taken a HUGE toll on his physical game. I've never been that enamored with his play defensively either. It's slightly above average but his foot speed hurts it especially with this defense core.

I hope we resign the guy in the off season at the same value and make him more of a specialist than a figure of the roster that he's been cast as lately.
I hope we sign him in July just to troll the rest of the league

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