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10-21-2012, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Talks to Goalposts View Post
Habs were solidly in the plus by a large margin with Subban and Gorges playing the toughest assignments. Finishing bottom in the east had zero to do with the quality of the first pairing.
This. If anything it just exemplifies how great a first pairing it actually was.

We were terrible due to the lack of depth outside of those two defenseman. When Emelin and Diaz are your 3-4 for a chunk of the season, you're in serious serious trouble. The other glaring hole was the lack of scoring wingers on the second line.

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