De-Smurfing our Squad
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06-25-2013, 06:39 PM
Join Date: Aug 2005
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Talks to Goalposts
Everybody cheats on size, so it essentially washes out.
Look around the league you'll find suprisingly few top six centermen are significantly bigger than Pleks. Most are 5'10" to 6'1" and 180-205 llbs. And its isn't common for many teams to have two guys significantly bigger than average. For example, nobody in the Habs new division 8 team divison (DET, BOS, TOR, BUF, OTT, FLR, TB) does. The only particularly large top centers in those teams is Spezza and Lecavilier. At center a good fraction of the 6'0", 6'1" guys are below 195 llbs.
Habs03 has the right idea. The main place the Habs can actually improve is getting better defensive D men who can help the goaltending out. Which is one place you can add size and really make a difference. Hence my unrelenting hostility to having Boullion on the team.
Agree on the D, but this is focused on the forward corps, where in October we potentially have four out of our top six being 5'10 or less.
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