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12-10-2012, 09:41 AM
Can't Beat Him
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Originally Posted by 3rdlineglory View Post
Doesn't anyone else find it ironic that JAM tried to find an easier way of sticking in the NHL by going to a team in the central division? He's gonna have fun dealing with the likes of Backes, Keith, Datsyuk, Rinne, Kronwall, and so on.

Also, what's this talk of Torts not playing a guy like JAM on the third line? Hagelin and Zuccarello are two examples of undersized players being utilized in the bottom six. I just don't understand this movement to portray the Rangers or Torts for that matter as being against undersized players.
Hagelin is hardly undersized. He's not a huge guy but he's not small, either--just shy of six feet. He's also blazing fast and defensively responsible.

Zuccarello? He's pretty much the case-in-point example of example of Tortorella's disfavoring of one-dimensional, undersized forwards.


It's just pain.
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