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01-16-2013, 10:38 AM
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Hunter Gathers
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Originally Posted by Beacon View Post
Lapointe was excellent defensively in the NHL, but the reason he slipped to round 12 in his draft was his poor defensive play. Defense can be learned, offense cannot.
I disagree. Defense usually cannot be learned, which is why 99/100 of the small offensive guys who can't learn to play defense flame out. There's a reason you can only think of 1 or 2 examples, man.

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