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11-14-2012, 10:02 AM
A Banksy of Goonism
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Originally Posted by
Rowdy Roddy Peeper
There's lots to like about DP, but I've never heard of or seen him play a hitting game. Letang is one of the most physical #1 defensemen in the league, so projecting something akin to that from DP seems optimistic to me.
He's not afraid to give somebody a hard time after the whistle, but
sort of physicality really isn't part of his repertoire right now - though it sounds like he wants to incorporate it.
Rowdy few if any offensive defenseman are as mean and physical as Letang. I think what people who have watched Pouliot play this year are saying is that he does have a physical game, one that is developing and that he is nothing like the timid-leaning-toward-soft GoGo, other than the slick passing and skating that is.
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