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02-12-2007, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Puckhead58 View Post
Why would we want Brashear??? The only thing he brings to the table is toughness, we have Souray, Rivet, Komisarek, Begin, Murray and Downey that can drop the gloves when there is no need to have a big useless goon like Brashear in our line-up and scratch somebody that might score a goal.
Wrong, wrong, wrong ! Not to jump on you, because I understand your point about needing skill, but not ONE of the guys you named is a credible tough-guy threat. Brashear scares people. (Not Shanahan, but hey, who would?) He's not shy about being a true goon. And he wanted to play here. It's a bigger mistake to not have signed Brashear and kept Downey/Murray than it was to sign Samsonov IMO.

We would benefit from a punch-out artist. This team needs one badly.

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