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12-31-2012, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by jedimyrmidon View Post
Except Miller, Gaudreau and Grimaldi were widely viewed as Team USA's top line and, yet, until today, they all combined for a whopping 2 pts. So, no, I wouldn't say that Miller & co. had the same excuses as Gally. He definitely is not in the same category and yet Housley probably has him lumped in with the rest of his line/teammates.
Seen as the first line and being the first line is 2 different things. Look at every US team for the past few years, even the one who finished 7th, and I'm not even sure they are on the 3rd line. So Miller DOES have the excuse of having really 2 ordinairy wingers, a guy that was benched today and another one who has been underperforming. Yet, again, I am not using that excuse for him. He has been the most dissapointing player so far.

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