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05-27-2012, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by stokes84 View Post
If Sekera WAS our best defenseman last season, the team would have suffered more when he was out than when Myers or Ehrhoff were out. No matter how you want to spin it, Myers and Ehrhoff are/were better and more valuable. Sekera played very well, but if he really played like our best defenseman, he would have been more important. Myers and Ehrhoff have more impact, therefore were better. It's not as complicated as you guys are trying to make it.
I'm fairly sure when it was just Ehrhoff out the team had a winning record, not sure about Myers.

It was when they were both out that the team crumbled. Any team losing 2 of their top 3 defensemen is going to struggle, and the impact will be moreso than just losing one.

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