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04-05-2013, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by markrander87 View Post
I think issues like this are not looked upon as highly as they should be in the ATD. Having a partner like Grant allows more room for Kelly to operate and vice versa, if teams could game plan against stopping Red Kelly from rushing the puck because his partner is no offensive threat at all that would be a large disadvantage to him.
It is a rare thing in NHL history for two puck-carrying defensemen to play together as a pairing, though maybe that's partly due to their scarcity relative to more defensive guys. You're definitely going to reach a point of diminishing returns somewhere. The question is just where.

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