Thread: PGT: Leafs 2 - 1 Habs
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01-20-2013, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by BigM View Post
Not sure if it has been mentioned, but one thing I noticed is that, without Subban, there is not really any other rushing defencemen on the Habs... you know, someone who picks up the puck behind the net with some speed and carries it up the ice. And the defence looks so friggin slow. Markov, Boullion, Kaberle, Emelin, Gorges...none are great skaters.
Very true. And if your skating isn't great in today's NHL, you should at least be more than capable of moving bodies and controlling space - a compounding weakness (no pun intended) of that group collectively when it involves over 40 minutes of Kabouillon.

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