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04-05-2012, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by countrcultur View Post
The point is that if he doesn't play a big man game but is instead more of a 2way dman how could he ever go ahead of a 2way dman like dumba or Murray? He shouldn't and probably wont
Because gm's and coaches likes em big. Whether they use it or not. Reinhart uses his size and plays physical at times, but he is not a dominant physical player. That's probably what frustrates those that watch him the most I would say.

But if you compare the three, you arent getting any/much physicality from Murray. Dumba is the most physical, but people worry about his size and the ability to play that game in the nhl. Personally I dont think its much of an issue because Dumba brings so many other things to the table, namely his ability to carry the puck and attack the offensive zone.

Reinhart has the potential to stand up to the rigors of the nhl purely based on his frame. And despite the claims of some, he does use his size in puck battles, in front of the net, and along the boards. He does lay some pretty heavy/big hits too.

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