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01-01-2013, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by cyclones22 View Post
Not to mention that you are going to gas those other defensemen if you go deep into the playoffs. It's not like pitching where you can shorten your rotation from 5 to 4 in the playoffs.
Exactly, the Rangers had 4 defenseman log over 40 mintues in that game.

In comparison, the Caps, who were able to roll 3 pairs, only had 1 go over 40 minutes and he barely made it [didn't hit 41] compared to Del Zotto, Girardi, Staal, and McDonagh who all cleared it by quite a bit [43+, 44+, 49+, and 53+ () respectively]

Then everyone wanted to know why we suddenly couldn't play defense against New Jersey. Well, having 6 of them would do wonders, I think.

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