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03-22-2012, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
They're terrible. Even allowing that there is such a role as "depth and being a roleplayer" rather than being what we call players who aren't good enough to be regulars... There are better players out there who could do the same job better -- well, in Staubitz case, he really has a job that's more for entertainment than to help win, but "useless goon" isn't a role that's hard to fill well.
That's the easy answer from people who refuse to acknowledge what players are saying, what people who have lived to play competitive hockey which included fighting. It's a lame and weak argument in trying to convince people that fighting has no other purpose than entertainment, rebuffing those who know and say that it has the same effect as a goal, a good hit, a great defensive play or a great save, which is to change the momentum of a game.

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