The Offseason Thread V: Needs to End Edition
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08-07-2013, 11:35 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Charlotte, NC
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for gods sake I was just arguing that McDonagh and co. don't need to be offensively flashy and dangle to be good defensemen or good as a unit. Offense from the blueline is important but it certainly isn't everything. And you're kidding right? Ask the Penguins when Letang's horrible defensive play was a great contributor to them being swept by Boston.
Disagree about Letang. This is a guy who, just two years ago, was a legitimate Norris candidate. There are other things going on in Pittsburgh. Namely, none of their forwards seem interested in playing defense anymore, like they did just a few years ago. Their defensive structure is a mess and Fleury's turned into a basketcase. Shea Weber would look like a bonehead on that team. You think Letang stands a chance?
I understand what you were arguing. I was pointing out that your argument is limited and meaningless. Sorry.
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