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12-14-2012, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
The Sedins didn't start in a defensive role. They played 2nd line ice during the WCE era. That team was offense-first. Where they gained the trust of AV is during the Nonis/Luongo era. Meaning, they didn't start out strong defensively, in fact foot speed was an issue there, but became better defensively as they progressed in their careers.


Hodgson is a slower skater than Kadri also. Nor was Hodgson a strong possession player by the stats. I don't see a parallel here.
Defensively,

Sedins >>>> Kadri/Hodgson. Kadri may be better defensively than Hodgson, but my only point was that if Hodgson could be successful on the third line than so could Kadri.

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