Thread: Value of: Dion Phaneuf
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01-29-2013, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MastuhNinks View Post
Phaneuf was great in a shutdown role last year playing literally some of the toughest minutes in the entire league. Phaneuf being used in a shutdown role is not the problem, 27 year old career AHLer Kostka is.

People who think Phaneuf doesn't have a strong defensive game are ignorant. And trading him would be just plain stupid. What does the Leafs defense look like without him? Kostka, Gunnar, Liles, Gardiner, Komisarek and Franson? Yikes.
LOL. How do you gauge that Phaneuf played some of the toughest minutes in the entire league last year?

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