Thread: Proposal: Wild - Maple Leafs
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12-21-2012, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
Handedness is the most overrated aspect of a defenceman on hfboards. It really only matters for the powerplay, where it's important to be able to tee up a 1-timer to a guy on his off-side.
In some cases you are absolutely correct. In some others, you could no be more wrong. It comes down to the individual player. For example, any time TO tried to play Schenn on the other side, he looked lost. Some guys can adjust easily, some cannot. It's not the best generality, but it is absolutely true in some cases.

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