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01-13-2013, 09:34 PM
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Sure MAB could get you that on the PP. He's a top level PP defenseman. Which is the only reason he's even in the NHL.
He was a clear number one on ES in both role and results and was a leader of one of the top PK in the league in addition to being pretty good on the powerplay. That's what makes him a number 1 D.
And the "only on a 15th place team argument" is a dud too. He played exactly the same role on half a 6th place team he was on the year before in the 2nd half.
The point with MAB is if people are pointing to Subbans PP work as why he is a #1 then they are wrong, his shot last year was nothing special.
Gorges had more to do with that PK than Subban yet no one calls him a #1.
Maybe it was a slump but right now Subban is a great 2nd pairing guy and an decent top pairing guy, he is not a #1. If he is making demands of managment all of this hype is going right to his head.
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