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02-01-2013, 06:29 AM
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bernmeister
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Originally Posted by SingnBluesOnBroadway View Post
Couple of reasons:

1) The Rangers have a player who should be the kind of player you described in Derek Stepan (minus the physical play that Brind'Amour brought).

2) The player you describe really aren't readily available. Especially when you look at what the Rangers really have to deal.

As an aside, I think you're understating the kind of player Brind'Amour was. He had 8 seasons of over 70 points.

And IMO, not just physical play but also skating speed. Stepan is molasses in comparison, esp at similar age.

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