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04-07-2012, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Hockey Outsider View Post

4. I don't think that Pronger should get extra credit for being tough and intimidating - these are valuable only insofar as they help his team defensively. Since his goals-against numbers should already capture any positive impact of his strength and physical play, we would be double-counting if we gave Pronger additional credit for his toughness.
I've always thought this. Comes up in Potvin/Bourque/Lidstrom debates a lot.

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