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12-23-2012, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by PoorPetes View Post
Why wouldn't any team want a big strong guy with physical presence? Not many (if any) are scared of Bilcke, McGuire, Anderson, Sills, Hottot or Rupert, but have Mathers on the ice with your smaller guys and they won't get touched. You'd get a hard working, forechecking forward and can play defense as well, not bad on the PK either. Didn't look too slow when he had a breakaway past the Knights def a month or so ago.
Agree. Mathers is looked at as a thug and pugilist and no more by far too many people. The kid can play the game..always could. He's the new breed of enforcer. Think Leigh Salters if used correctly with the proper linemates.

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