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05-20-2013, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by LegionOfDoom91 View Post
Yeah but you're missing the point Timonen, Grossmann, and Coburn were all out of the lineup during those times. You would think those shot numbers would have gone down with those three at 100% and playing.

I think we definitely need to get a PMD but I don't think the defense was as bad as some would suggest.
True. Still even when healthy the results weren't there. I agree that on paper a top six of Timonen, Schenn, Coburn, Grossmann, Gus, and Meszaros is pretty solid. But they need to translate that into consistent effort. I'm not saying we should blow it up or really make any major changes (I would be open to moving Meszaros), and I think that getting consistent goaltending would go a long way in improving the symbiotic goalie-defense relationship, but they still need to tighten up significantly.

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