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05-02-2013, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by SeriousHabs View Post
Pretty sure Neil played 48 games this season.
Come on man. Neil is a goon like Prust is a goon. I'd say it has more to do with the insane number of rookies Ottawa had to play. It takes time to earn the respect of referees and to adjust to the speed of the NHL game without cheating a little. Although now that I checked that, it doesn't really seem to be the case.

I dunno, maybe relying on guys playing more minutes than they're used to played a role?

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