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07-13-2013, 12:22 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2008
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*shrug* he is a very rich man's quincey. Strong skater who throws his body around and can handle the puck,
but gets overaggressive and leaves his partner to clean up for him.
That's exactly the problem we had when Courtney was partnering EJ, and that's the exact problem we'd have sticking Dion next to EJ. Dion's obviously a different level of player, like many tiers different, but he's not the kind of guy I want next to EJ for the same reasons I celebrated so hard when we moved Quincey for Downie.
Dion really isnt that player much anymore. For the past 2 years he has been used in a shutdown roll and excelled.
Hence him facing the highest quality of competition in the league last season.
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