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01-24-2013, 10:28 PM
Bring the Pain
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Lets say Chris Butler is thrown on a defensive pairing WITHOUT Jay Bouwmeester regularly.... See, I dont like these arguments. If, and, or, but, Turris didn't do too badly in that role. This year, he is better, too. Basically, you are saying Kyle Turris is a #2 center for good because of Jason Spezza. He is being punished because he is playing second fiddle to an elite centerman in the NHL. While I agree he doesn't quite have the skill and proof to be a true #1 yet, it seems rather ridiculous when you are bringing this up on D-men with a comparable being Chris Butler. One of these guys is doing a ton more than the other.
I never said Butler was a #7 defenseman. But its even more stupid to bring up Kyle Turris in an argument of Butler's defense right now. Kyle Turris is a much better player in a more valuable position.
you are still missing the point, badly at that.
We are talking in the present, not the future, no one is suggesting Turris will never be a #1 center.
And when you quoted TheGleninator he was replaying to someone who called Butler a #7 defenseman, that's what brought up the analogy. He wasn't comparing the 2 players either.
But I am finished with this pointless bickering, we have tried to make it as clear as possible what was meant but you are twisting into it being some sort of insult.
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