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02-09-2013, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by OneSharpMarble View Post
I would rather have a gritty veteran on that line than a speedy young guy. Prust leads and guides them and protects when necessary. You don't see liberties being taken with the rookies and that is the most important aspect.

Their effectiveness could be massively hindered if Galchenyuk was getting run and roughed up at every whistle.
Yes. All this,and, effectiveness isn't the issue. Galchenyuk is in the
NHL this year primarily to learn. So he's playing sheltered minutes. We
can't afford to use a player that should have more reponsability in that
role.

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