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03-21-2013, 12:46 AM
McJesus Has Risen!!!
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Someone with a higher QUALCOMP?
Are we making excuses for his even-strength play now?
Where's his strengths as a puck-moving, transitional defenseman - why are his GF/60 so low?
He's not ready for the role we've placed him in. I'm not calling him a bust, I'm not even calling him overrated. I'm saying this team needs to bring in some legitimate top-4 defensemen before they can start parading themselves as a playoff contender.
Petry and Smid should be 2nd pairing defensemen and the Schultz's should be on a bottom pairing. Justin is a rookie so he'll be more than fine eventually but he's just not ready for the minutes that he's getting.
Again, similar to years past, almost all the defensemen are playing a pairing too high.
The only ones who are playing where they should is Whitney and Fistric. Something needs to be done about this and soon.
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