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01-31-2013, 09:55 PM
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MarshmontMcSlewfoot
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Originally Posted by dafoomie View Post
Even Probert lost fights, it happens. The consequences of not tying up his right hand off the bat are magnified when you're giving up 7 inches and 40 pounds. He's capable of going up against anybody in the league but when he loses to a Boogaard, an Orr, a Scott, he's going to look completely overmatched.
This is basically it.

Thornton gives up a lot of size and usually makes up for it with technical ability. But that won't always happen.

Still a good fighter. His play, however, is inconsistent this year sometimes he is the ideal 4th liner and sometimes he looks poor in all facets of the game.

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