Thread: Post-Game Talk: Hawks Win 3-2 over the Oilers
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02-26-2013, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Beukeboom Fan View Post
I think this is a great point. People forget Rosy was a second pair guy on a team that won their division last year. He's solid defensively, and has lot of poise with the puck, which really helps the Hawks transition game.

The Hawks have the HUGE benefit now of having their #3-6 d-men all playing like legitimate 2nd pair guys. That keeps them all fresh, and DK and BS don't have to play 27+ minutes for the Hawks to have a chance to win.
This defense is absolutely loaded. Brookbank and Montador is a damn solid third pairing on most teams.

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