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01-10-2004, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Fletch
but conversely, if Poti had a competent defensive defenseman to his left (or right if he's naturally a left defenseman), then we'd probably be crying less and less about Poti's incompetent play. Leetch hasn't been solid defensively for a while. He's often out of position. He's easily deked. He's easy to get around and isn't strong with guys in front of the net. He doesn't always take out his man. Not blaming him for anything - just stating an observation.
While that may be true enough, Fletch, the difference between Leetchie's defensive game and Porta's defensive ineptitude is like comparing Purinton to Chellios.

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