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01-22-2013, 12:52 AM
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Originally Posted by sw1tch View Post
Please can we play Martinez with Doughty. How do the coaching staff (and everyone on the planet) not realise how good he can be. He needs to be given extensive minutes against top competition to see how he handles it. He spent last year getting super soft minutes and absolutely crushed all of the advanced stats (#1 defender in the league in Corsi, and he wasn't even close to #2 which was Chara). His on ice shooting % was a laughably low 5.22% aswell which really hurt his point total

They need to give him tougher assignments since he will almost certainly come out of them ahead and we may already have the guy who can partner Doughty for the next decade
I've never thought about this, but whoever Doughty has played with (Scuderi, Mitchell, Johnson [LOL]) have basically been a detriment to his offensive game. Maybe Doughty + Martinez would help him get to that level we've been waiting for. It's something worth trying I think.

Although I am not considering handedness.

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