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08-28-2012, 12:48 AM
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WhiteLight
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Originally Posted by rt View Post
This is the dumbest argument I've ever read.
??

That's all you have to say?

Fact: Yandle does not play against the opposition's best players. Not even close.

Hard to argue he's a #1 D.

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Originally Posted by IPreferPi View Post
He saw "sheltered minutes" because of the emergence of OEL and the play of Klesla, our best defensive d-men. Yes, Yandle doesn't play shutdown/PK minutes, but that's more about Tippett using comparative advantage and a testament to the strength of our defensive core rather than a knock on his defensive play.
Sure. I agree. It's just tough to appoint him a top 10-15 D when he's sheltered like that. Even a #1 D.

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