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03-05-2013, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by BraveCanadian View Post
I could go either way on this one.

I'm a big Dave Poulin backer and in the real NHL that was one of the top lines for a few seasons..

One one hand his offensive resume is laughably bad as a second liner in the ATD.

On the other hand, his work ethic, faceoff ability and defensive responsibility let the line with Propp and Kerr be very effective as a unit. He also chipped in an effective amount of offense.

I think for me, my decision of how effective they are will depend on who they are facing somewhat..
He was the responsible guy on the line, he had enough speed to drop back on defense and was good and smart enough for counterattacks. To me it's a case of gestalt.

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