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01-24-2013, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by MichiganWolverines View Post
Why do think the Atlantic Division has been getting more enforcers/toughness lately? Fights help create momentum, enforcers are used to protect star players. They are also great in the locker-room with the players.
We have had enforcers for Sid's entire career. How have they done protecting him? Do you think he's more likely to be hurt this year because we don't have an enforcer compared to every other year he got hurt while we did have one? How did Godard do at preventing the circus that was long island a few years ago?

star players get hurt during hockey plays. Even the cheapest of cheap shots happen during hockey plays. There is absolutely nothing an enforcer can do to stop it. Does Steckel still hit Crosby with MacIntyre on the bench? Absolutely. Does Myers still fall on Geno's knee? Absolutely. Hell, would Vitale have laid that hit on Briere to end last season if Jody Shelly was on the bench? Of course he would have. He would have done it if Shelly was on the ice.

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