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06-18-2013, 05:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Wyrmidon View Post
Well I'd have to say part of it is Toews vs Kovy's defensive game, and I'm sure part of it is because he's been matched up against Bergeron. Not that I agree with their Kovy bashing last year, but there is reason to give Toews some slack.
Kovy didn't exactly have it easy either. Bergeron is one of the best defensive forwards in the league, but Kopitar is no slouch.

I think it has more to do with the entrenched perceptions of both players. It's really hard to shake the narrative after it has been set.

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