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01-28-2013, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by emackulate View Post
i thought it was because carlyle wanted phaneuf to play on his strong side (left side). but i guess it would make sense to split duties of their two stronger defenseman.
You are 100% correct, the move was to put Dion on the only side he can play defensively. Nothing more. When Killing penalties they are paired together as the play will be in the d zone anyways and the side of the ice not as important....as Dion will not be on the rush on his weak side.

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