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11-11-2012, 03:48 PM
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if you watched the finals, where would DD fit on that championship team ?
seriously whose job was he going to steal on that top 9 ?
Desharnais is a million times better than Dustin Penner at least, I'm certain the Kings would have found a use for him in their lineup. An argument could be made he could have been more useful than Jeff Carter as well, who's supposed to be awesome but is, in fact, a big *****.
He would also have been useful to the Devils who did not have that strong of a top9 after Parise/Kovalchuk.
Just because these teams don't happen to have an identical player to Desharnais (a pretty unique player) on their lineup does not mean Desharnais can't fit in a cup winning roster. Would you have believed anyone saying Ryder, a flawed player, would win a cup a few years ago?
Is Desharnais gifted with a tremendous lot of talent and hockey IQ?
Can Desharnais use that talent to produce at the NHL level? Hell yes
Can Desharnais survive a tough NHL season despite his size? Yes
What the hell is the problem then?
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