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04-09-2013, 01:53 PM
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Someone who respects proper usage and understands its mangling!
The problem seems to be overlapping meanings in hockey -- a player who is experienced and competent but undistinguished (a journeyman) is also more likely a player who will bounce around between a number of teams due to waivers, UFA status, depth trades etc. But simply playing for many teams does not make him a "journeyman" -- if that were the case Jagr could be called a journeyman because he's played with four teams. A player can be a "journeyman" while staying with one team, for example if Darche had only played in the Habs organization he could still be called a "journeyman."
Anyway what were we talking about?
Exactly. It was an exercise in pedantry by someone who had nothing useful to say.
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