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11-14-2012, 10:10 PM
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I'm not sure I'd agree with you, not when it comes to defensemen. Did Scott Niedermayer play on the edge at his best? Did Lidstrom? I think, in the NHL, simplicity breeds consistency, and it's about being smarter. Not riskier.
In fairness though, Niedermayer likely didn't get 82 points in 56 games with the Blazers by being a "safe" player when he was in the CHL. When you can get away with it, you do it.
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