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03-16-2013, 01:01 PM
Bernier the Boats
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Originally Posted by theIceWookie View Post
Avoids contact? Does that mean he actively looks to stay away from contact (avoiding going into corners etc) or just doesn't play a physical game (ie. uses his body more as a shield and less as a battering ram, plays in the corner but won't be decking guys in it, just going after the puck and protecting it once he gets it)?

I have no issue with a big man who largely doesn't play a physical game if he's using his body similar to a Thornton like game.
Neither, he doesn't play a physical game whatsoever. His puck possession game is fine, but I wouldn't exactly say he's a shield like Thornton. He needs to add weight. But as of right now, he plays small.

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