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01-25-2013, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Layne Staley View Post
I don't agree at all with your view of what constitutes a #1 defenseman.A #1 defense man is one that plays in ALL situations.PP,PK and ES.If he is playing on the PP and receiving many minutes then 40 points shouldn't be that difficult and actually should be expected.If your only good defensively and can't put up points then your not a #1 defenseman. If you can put up 40+ points but you can't play defense at all then your not a #1 defenseman.
I guess Scott Stevens wasn't ever a number 1 defenseman as he didn't come close to putting up 40pts in over 1/2 the seasons he played. Hell, Brent Seabrook would be a number 1 defenseman on most teams in the league but he's not putting up 40 points a season.

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