Philly in need of blue line help
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01-27-2013, 02:01 AM
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The fact that Couturier is even being mentioned in trade proposals for a defenseman starkly reveals what a terrible gaffe the clueless Paul Holmgren was in selecting him with the #8 pick in the 2011 entry draft, over budding franchise defenseman Dougie Hamilton. One can only wonder where Holmgren's head was, considering their desperate need of a young stud defenseman.
The hilarious part is how all these threads aren't started by Flyers fans
. We could use a #1 defenseman... many teams are in the same boat, but our defensive core is far from terrible. They've actually played very well @ even strength thus far. 4 ES goals against in 5 games.
You also won't hear any Flyers fans complaining about Couturier or longing for Dougie. Maybe that should tell you something?
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