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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
Yet no team without a high level two way center has won a Cup since 05, and every winner has had a recent Selke candidate.

So in this case no, I don't think that skillset is overrated as it seems to be a pre-req for serious contention. There's a reason Pittsburgh has been far less dangerous in the postseason without Staal.
And all of those teams have had Norris-type defensemen (Doughty, Lidstrom, Chara, etc.)

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