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08-29-2012, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by jkrx View Post
Goegan had a much better season than Fontinatos two. Mind you that Goegan had injury problems too specially after being whacked in the head by Lindsay after a heated struggle in the corner.

I don't think either Fontinato nor Goegan belongs in the MLD both of them were top-3 defensemen for lousy defensive teams.
For two seasons Fontinato was top-3 for an awesome defensive team.

There's a place for Goegan, but not the MLD, I agree. Fontinato, on the other hand, has some all-star recognition that is impossible to ignore. At worst, he's an elite "niche player" in the MLD. A better, defense-only version of Marty McSorley, who I think is an excellent spare.

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