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01-05-2013, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by AmericanDream View Post
what other people also seem to fail to realize is that Galchenyuk usually drew the opponents top checkers/ he almost singlehandedly helped to shield our other lines as he was most teams main focus. you can say that he didnt do enough offensively for this tournament which some are saying, but he still had 8 points I believe and really did help our Miller-Gaudreau-Vesey line be able to get the open ice needed as Galy usually was everyones top target.

he did enough overall with limited linemates and top defenders on him...not complaining one ounce with him at all. thanks Alex for being American!!!
Reminds me a bit of Pittsburgh's stanley Cup team.

Crosby got all of the attention, Malkin was free to generate scoring in that space and Jordan Staal's line would throw in some valuable and necessary goals here and there. Say what you want about finding Crosby a winger, or giving Galchenyuk better linemates, spreading the scoring out can often be more effective.

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