1987 Canada Cup: CCCP vs Canada - Game One, Two & Three
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09-13-2012, 07:41 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New Jersey
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Fact is, nobody on defense could score like Coffey, except Orr.
Because it's not their friggin' job! Their friggin' job is to prevent the opposing team from scoring! If you are as much of a defensive liability as Coffey was (as all Red Wings fans can attest), screw you and your skating!
Now just imagine if you gave prime Coffey today's modern skates?! That would be ridiculous.
His giveaway and caught-out-of-position rate would also be ridiculous and with modern era defensive systems, he would eventually be benched.
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