: Pre-Game Talk:
2013-2014 Training Camp/Preseason Discussion Thread Part 2
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09-21-2013, 12:19 PM
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Phaneuf is faster, an intimidating presence on the ice, will stand up for teammates (but not often), has a booming point shot, and is overall more talented. It's not a jab at Girardi I'd just rather have the better player.
No doubt that Dion is a more physically intimidating presence on the back line....which is something I agree the team really needs. I just think back to the series with the Caps, when we went on to the ECF two seasons ago.
Giradi did a very nice job against Ovi in that series. I'm not so sure Dion would have performed as well. Maybe an imperfect metric, but it's a very debatable point to be sure.
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