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01-05-2013, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Big Phil View Post
I would have given it to a Hawk regardless, but the utter dismissal of Briere on this thread shocks me a bit. The guy led the postseason with 30 points. He had 12 points in 6 final games. Why are people choosing Pronger over Briere on the Flyers? I put Pronger as a clear #2 on Philly that spring. Briere was the key cog.
Key cog? Hardly. He was a second-line center who had some big games (often in Flyers losses) without having to kill penalties or see the best defenders. Great playoff, but more valuable than the 30-minute, 18-point defenseman whose play broke up Chicago's top-line? Nope.

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