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11-27-2012, 12:00 PM
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Ivan13
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Originally Posted by Freudian View Post
The problem with Elliott isn't if he hits or not. It's if he can contain players and prevent them from walking in front of our goalie. Lidström excelled at that due to positioning and stickwork.

You don't need to crush guys to play defense, but you need to be able to contain them.
Agreed wholeheartedly and considering what I saw from Stef over the years IMHO he can become a reliable player in his own end.

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