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03-29-2013, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Faidh ar Rud Eigin View Post
Defensive forwards usually don't. There's others with more offense and speed.
Well, your mistake is seeing him as a strictly defensive forward. He's not a Zamuner, Draper, or Doan. Bergeron is the #1 center and near-PPG leading scorer on one of the best teams in the NHL. He can hang with the big boys offensively and obviously contribute a great deal defensively as well. He's the king of well-rounded, two-way player that Hockey Canada loves. He'll certainly be on the team before someone like Benn, Skinner, Duchene, or Neal, and I'd go so far as to call him a lock at this point.

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