Thread: Proposal: Marc Staal
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04-29-2013, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
Which is why it's the correct definition. True "#1 defensemen" are few and far between. #1 guys are "do it all" players. They play the hardest minutes and are a major factor in the offensive zone as well. Staal is a top-pairing defender without question, but he is not a true #1 at this point.
So we are now talking about "true" number 1's, not just number 1's?

If he were a "true" number 1 by your definition, First + Faulk + Tlusty is not remotely close.

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