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[TOR/COL] Ryan O'Byrne for a 4th (2014)
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04-09-2013, 10:58 AM
Join Date: May 2011
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The interesting thing about both Defenceman and Goalies is that they are often as much of a reflection of the coach, how they are used, the system employed and their partners.
Take a look at Beauchemin in Anaheim - Looked terrible in Toronto, leading Anaheim D in playing time, points and is a +21 for them. Partnered with Souray most of the time, who was all but given up on, Souray is a +26.
Maybe Liles is the right partner for O'Byrne, and the system/partners in Colorado weren't right for him. We'll see.
He needs a PMD next to himself because he simply doesn't know how to play with the puck. As for the system in Colorado not fitting him, there isn't a system in Colorado at all. I'm happy to see him and Johnny doing good.
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