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10-30-2013, 12:05 AM
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Matt19Oilers
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Originally Posted by StanDarsh View Post
IMO this team has to many 1 dimensional players, not enough sand paper type guys (Gagne,Yakupov,Hemsky,Perron,Eberle,J.Shultz) are all weak defensive players. You can have a few of these guys on your team, but you can't have your whole team fashioned like this. To much dangling and not enough grit. It could be that being in a team that is just not as committed to playing the full sheet of ice has rubbed off on some of these guys. This is where we need someone to be a leader and get the guys playing a team game....lol.
Disagree about including Perron on that list. He's been fine defensively, and is good at picking his spots when it comes to dangling vs passing vs shooting. Him, RNH, Gordon have been who I believe to generally be our 3 best forwards so far this year.

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