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07-07-2013, 05:08 PM
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Lets be fair here. The Preds are a defense-first team. Our top six have to back check and have a defensive conscience. That means their offensive stats might not match up with the top six of offense-first teams - say Tampa. For several years this formulation worked well. It didn't last year but we don't know whether that was a injury influenced anomaly or a reflection of a more permanent downward spiral.

I do think many teams are going to be influenced by the Blackhawk formulation - some defense - but more speedy offensive skill.

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