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09-22-2006, 08:17 PM
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Pronger and Niedermayer are dominating defensemen. I realize this is the Kings forum but saying these guys aren't that good is ignorant. The Ducks really only need to use 4 dmen so I don't think O'Donnell and Moran will see the ice that much. If I'm a GM and can pick any defense in the Western Conference to start my team I take the Ducks, Detroit, Calgary, Nashville, Colorado and Phoenix ahead of the Kings. LA looks solid on paper but 3 of the 6 are over 35 and Visnovsky is coming off a career year and probably won't put up the same numbers with Blake around. Sopel is a solid 2nd pairing dman and Gleason has failed to live up to his potential so far and looks destined to be a stay at home dman. You must factor in the Kings goaltending woes when you rank these guys, Cloutier and Garon won't give any dman confidence when given the green light.

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