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08-12-2013, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Drewbackatu View Post
While I agree with you 100% that neither guy shies away from contact and are good checkers, that's still a long way from a physical shutdown pairing.
Why, because they're not Scott Stevens? Agree to disagree. Staal is a top physical shutdown defensemen in the league, and Stralman, while not at the same level, get's the job done. And they both put up points. To me, in today's NHL, that is physical shutdown pairing.

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