Thread: Confirmed with Link: Douglas Murray signed 1 year deal ($1.5m)
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08-22-2013, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
In Murray's case, they absolutely do.

But it makes intuitive sense, anyway: a hit is only legal if the target has the puck. Which means you don't. Therefore lots of hits means lots of instances that you don't have the puck.

This is not to say that separating a guy from the puck using a hit is bad. But you don't want it to be the only thing you do.
No, it really isn't. In fact, if that's all he does, it's worth the money. Murray brings size, meanness and experience for $1.5M on a 1-year deal. What's the problem?? Jeez Louise, what does a GM have to do to get a little credit from this team's fan-base?

All anyone's been writing on these boards for the last 2 months is, "we have to get bigger!" Fine - we just did!! Be happy

All we're missing now is a face-off specialist. If MB lands one, we're set to start the season.

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