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01-23-2013, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by mpp9 View Post
There aren't 30 #1 D-men in the league. If you don't understand that, then cool.

As for who can play PP, PK and eat up 30 minutes/game. Chara, Weber, Suter, Pietrangelo for sure. Karlsson is on another tier offensively. Can't fathom what he'd do here.

I'm not arguing Letang isn't worth 7 mil. But a #1 D-man who can carry a pairing, QB a PP and dominate in front of the net? Nope.
I think we need a more descriptive term than "#1 D-man." He is, in my mind, without a doubt a #1 D-man. He can play 30 minutes, he anchors the blue line, and is their best, most irreplaceable defender by a wide margin.

Now, is he Super-Dee-Duper-Jinkies-Guys Elite? Maybe not.

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