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01-11-2013, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by newfy View Post
Anyone else surpised with Burke there for so long and Carlyle coming on this past season that the leafs have one of the softer lineups in the league.

The only legit fighter on the team is Brown and hes a middleweight that no one is really afraid of. Phaneuf and Komisarek fight a bit but Dion more often then not backs down from fights because hes their top dman. Losing Schenn will hurt them even if he wasnt a great figher.

They arent tough to play against either really, Phaneuf throws big hits and thats about it, the forward group is pretty soft too. I'm just surprised this hasnt been addressed because it seems like Orr's time with the leafs is done. Burkie left them with arguably the softest line up in the league
They aren't that soft, nor were they. Brown, Orr, Rosehill, Schenn, Komisarek, Phaneuf all there last year. Schenn and Rosehill are out this year but they aren't pushovers. The real issue is their top 6 is softer than warm butter.

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