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10-25-2012, 11:21 AM
Thirty One
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Originally Posted by eco's bones View Post
It's about trying to bring these kids along in a winning atmosphere. A guy like Newbury may not be much more than an emergency fill in at the NHL level but he's a really good AHL player. He's a fiery, gritty guy who won't be pushed around. It's also the things off the ice--young players need to have some veterans around them who have been through all kinds of situations. These guys know the ropes--can help younger guys get acclimated in their new surroundings.
Yeah, there is no sense in having a bunch of kids flailing together.

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