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02-12-2013, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by OccupySouthBroadSt View Post
Can't believe Powe and Nodl played so much with Giroux although I understand the checking role....

G needs a Leino type (at least when he was with the Flyers and complementing Briere)
Leino was a setup guy for Briere's sniping ability, as was Prospal for the short time he was here. Briere plays his best with a playmaker.

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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
I remember Powe and Nodl moving up and down the lineup all year.

Now that I look at that list I recall we expected JVR to make the line with Carter and Giroux beastly as hell...but that didn't pan out.
I recall several games where JvR, Carter, and Zherdev were absolutely untouchable in the offensive zone with speed, size, and danglitis. Now that it's been brought up, I'm sure Giroux got plenty of shifts in there too.

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