Thread: Value of: RNH+Jones for Myers+Enroth?
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08-11-2012, 08:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryanbryoil View Post
I didn't really get to see much of Chara early on, but IIRC didn't he have a ton of pim's in the WHL? Either way as Myers gets older and stronger he will be tougher to play against for sure. The other poster mentioned hitting smaller guys being a challenge, that is true, when you tower over your opponents the principle point of contact might look dirty regardless of if the taller player was attempting to be dirty or not.
Not sure about Chara's junior days/stats, but he definitely wasn't the scary ****er we all know now until after about 4 years in the league + a trade. Defensemen tend to take longer to hit their peak in the NHL than forwards. Sekera just had a breakout year defensively for Buffalo, and he was (I think?) 25 last season.

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