Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Montreal signs Douglas Murray [1 Year/$1.5 million]
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08-22-2013, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Hotlanta View Post
I don't get the Habs... I know they got smoked by the Sens, but adding Slow Grit goes against their model. It is their speed and creativity that allowed them to beat teams like the Bruins in the regular season, now I feel they are adding Grit to compete with the Bruins, Ottawa and Leafs in that style of game. They are making a compromise on their style of play and it might bite them in the ass.
Not necessarily. Montreal's adding grit on the bottom six, as well as on defense. The top 6 (or even top 9) are still mostly smaller, skilled forwards with speed.

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