Breaking up the top line: Hall at Center
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01-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
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You want your best offensive threat to be given more defensive responsibilities and play deeper in his own zone? That's like turning Secretariat into a plough horse.
All of the top 4 scoring players in the NHL last year were centermen, and 6 of the top 10. Being a centerman doesn't automatically result in less offensive production. In fact, it can often help.
One of the points of this is that he has the speed to be everywhere on the ice.
So, respectfully, your analogy is incorrect.
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