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12-13-2012, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Sidney the Kidney View Post
If he can follow a guy like Letang's career trajectory, I'll be ecstatic. But I'd be a little disappointed if Goligoski is Pouliot's upside, simply because I'd want a defenseman taken that high to be utilized in all game situations, not just the offensive ones. (note: not suggesting Goligoski is a train wreck defensively, just that he's not someone you'd ideally want playing PK or on the ice with a 1 goal lead with a minute to go in the third period)
Depends if there turn out to be any great all situation defenders in the draft that were picked after him. Still, it really doesn't matter. A guy like Karlsson had tremoundously positive impacts on games this past season and he hardly played on the PK.

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