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07-26-2012, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by BWidz8930 View Post
Leopold-Regehr is a solid 3rd pairing. Not sure who Regehr was playing with when he got beat bad during that Philly game but I want someone with decent wheels playing with him to avoid situations similar to that. I think probably the best reason for holding onto Leopold until McNabb is ready is that it keeps Weber off the ice. He and Regehr in the same lineup scares me...
Sekera cheated up and got caught, leaving Regehr alone to catch up with Matt Read. I would clarify what you said to have Regehr paired with a safer d-man that won't take chances, rather than being fast. But Ruff's system puts d-men in a constant state of deciding whether to pinch, so I'm not sure anyone would qualify. FWIW I would like this set-up best...

Sekera-Myers
Sulzer-Ehrhoff
Regehr-Leopold (they paired together in Calgary years back)

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