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01-20-2013, 04:40 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
No kidding

I don't think physical play is an end itself; it's just a means to an ends. For example, Bourque's physical game is the only reason I would take him on the PK over Lidstrom (by a very small amount tho).
Why would physicality outweigh the importance of positioning and smart defensive play on the penalty-kill?

I agree Bourque is certainly more physical but, I don't see that as a detriment to Lidstrom, since he made up for it with such intelligent play.

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