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01-24-2013, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by 2 Minute Minor View Post
When Reaves is only getting about 5 minutes a game (like vs Nashville) is it really Reaves presence that matters, or is it that more minutes are going to top 9 players? I like Reaves, but I fail to see that he's the critical difference.
Personally, I think Reaves wears out the other team more by forechecking and ultimately being more physical in those 5-7 minutes than Langs or D'Ags would. I also feel Sobotka-Nichol-Reaves have the most chemistry and are the most effective fourth line we have available.

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