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09-29-2013, 03:10 PM
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Every team would like a Lucic but they are rare. Who will fight him on the Flyers if he wants to go if we don't have Rosehill? Maybe Voracek can drop the gloves again.
You still aren't saying what the point is in having a guy purely for fighting a la a Rosehill or Shelley or Cote (remember him?). There's no point to it.
Why should we have a guy that's just for fighting taking up a roster spot rather then a guy who can fight and play hockey at the same time? Like Lucic, Simmonds, Downie, or even lower-end quality 4th liners like Carcillo and Tootoo?
If you can think of a real legitimate reason to have flat-out goons like Rosehill on this team over a guy that can actually contribute in more then just fists then I'll admit I'm wrong.
EDIT: Also, as others have said, we already have guys like Hartnell and Simmonds that can fight and do other things well and you don't ever need to answer a goons call to fight. In fact, guys like MacIntyre and Scott can't keep an NHL job because they dominate everyone in fights and nobody wants to or does fight them.
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