#11 - 02/10/2013 | Tampa Bay Lightning @ New York Rangers | 7:30 PM - MSG
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02-09-2013, 11:49 PM
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So does my grandmother, big deal.
He still doesn't have Boyle's size, defensive ability, checking game, ability in the faceoff circle, or PK ability. And for all the talk of Boyle being soft, I've never seen Aaron Asham screw with the head of a top 5 player in the game the way Boyle ****ed up Karlsson in the playoffs.
He does however,
have the ability to have staged fights.
Wonderful. I think we're moving away from that and I say good riddance.
This is unfair. Asham his entire career has done what we loved Pruster for. He stood up for his guys and dropped them to change a game. He had one staged fight this year at the beginning of a game and now he's labeled. That's not the kind of player he is and that's awesome that your grandmother can light the lamp. Asham has a good shot; if you didn't know that, now you do. Not sure what you're talking about with Karlsson. He played great against us in that series. BB facewashed him and got a beating for it. Didn't really accomplish too much. In fact that little episode fired up the Sens who took us to the brink.
Yes, Asham doesn't kill penalties anymore. But his skill set is no less important than BB. If Brian gets back into the lineup I would be surprised if it was at the expense of Asham.
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