Do the Habs need defense depth?
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07-14-2012, 01:28 PM
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Very much agree. They literally have one guy who focuses on being a physical D, and that's Emelin, who like you said, can't fight, and has just one season under his belt. Getting Tinordi in 2 years or so will not be enough to balance out the puck movers and physical D on this team. I don't know if McQuaid is the answer, but i'm with you philosophically speaking. The team needs some intimidating players on D, and right now they barely have any.
McQuaid intimidates nobody. He's a #5 d-man at best. At least Diaz has NHL skill, can move the puck and play on the PP while still being defensively responsible.
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