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02-25-2013, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by TheJuxtaposer View Post
It's not that he can't adjust his style of play or type of role on the team, it's that he won't take a lesser role on the team, I would be willing to be. He's a superstar, what do you think would happen if the coaches came up to him and said, 'Joe, we're going to cut your ice time to help develop this kid we just drafted first overall'?
What in the history of Joe Thornton leads you to believe he is unwilling to reduce his role for what is seen as a benefit to the team?

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