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02-12-2013, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
The reason Miller's line is in the offensive zone more is because they aren't getting the defensive zone starts Boyle was. Miller is getting sheltered 3rd line minutes. Boyle was matched up in the defensive zone consistently with the other teams best players.

Stepan is getting that match-up now. Notice his point totals have dropped this season? Hard to score goals and put up points when you have to worry so much about the defensive side of the puck.
At least with Stepan you have a guy that can put up points, you didn't get that Boyle.

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