Would the Habs benefit from a Heavyweight enforcer? Part 3
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06-06-2013, 04:36 PM
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We were tied for 10th most fights last season.
If the problem is that our small guys can't score against big defenceman, then the average height/weight doesn't even matter. What matters is the number of small players in the top-9. Getting a couple 6'8 guys to play on the 4th line would make us a bigger team, but it wouldn't help DD outmuscle anyone.
Led the league in most lost fights (subjective voting but just throwing it out there:
I'm not sure anyone is advocating the only issue wrong is the lack of a goon. My opinion is adding a 'good' goon would improve the Habs one step. Will it make the Habs a contender? Probable not. I view team improvement as an incremental process rather than just waiting on one major fix all move.
I'm against the idea of playing a goon top 6 or big minutes, but having one on the 23 man roster? I fail to see the issue/rationale to argue against it.
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