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07-05-2012, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
You don't think that maybe it's in large part due to the fact that DD played with Cole and Pacioretty while Plekanec mostly had a revolving door of Bourque Geoffrion Palushaj White Darche and still took all the tough defensive matchups?
I'm a huge DD fan, but this is definitely true. Plekanec (or Gorges - I'm torn) is my favourite player on the team. I hate when people say DD is a product of his linemates because he's not. But he definitely had way better linemates so it was easier to produce than Plekanec.

I would have no problem putting Patches on the wing with Pleks and Bourque up with DD, if needed. Plus, I'd love to see what people say when Bourque scores a career high in goals on DD's wing ("Well of course DD had a good season, he had our two best wingers again!" ).

And I'd also like for people to stop complaining about Pleks production since he'd have two good wingers.

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