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03-19-2013, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by The Podium View Post
But thats not Kessels job.... As an offensively gifted player he should be placed with a defensively responsible C. Not to mention wingers usually dont carry the defensive load, i dont see why it has to be different for Kessel.
On a good team, defense is everyone's job. Nashville has won a lot more games than we have over past few years, who was their top scorer year to year? I'd rather the Leafs won more games then have a goal scorer in the top 10 in the league. Yes, with a player like Crosby you can have both but Kessel is not that type of player. That's why some people call him a complimentary piece rather than a guy you build around.

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