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#1 Steve Sample

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 11:33 AM

The Oilers dressed Zack Stortini, Colin Fraser, and Steve MacIntyre against the Leafs a few nights ago and it made me wonder if they would be the toughest line in the NHL? Any thoughts?

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 11:36 AM

Trevor Gillies - Zenon Konopka - Matt Martin

is a good one



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Posted 17 December 2010 - 11:38 AM

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 12:49 PM

Don't know about the NHL, but that Sugdon/Gratton/Verot line seems to be doing pretty well in the KHL.

Teams rarely dress true heavies enough to consistently play them on the same line with other enforcers. Just the way it is now in the NHL. If a heavy plays, some other tough guy sits in his place.
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Posted 17 December 2010 - 01:43 PM

Trevor Gillies - Zenon Konopka - Matt Martin

is a good one

Came in here to say this line. Gillies can go with anyone in the league at all, Konopka is a legit heavyweight and Matt Martin can go with msot light heavyweights and is a very good middle weight.

My money is on this line as the toughest in the league.

I would like to see Detroit trade Hudler for Martin now that I think about it. He's a pretty good player and hits like a truck. Hes not just a goon, he can be a solid third liner some day

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 01:48 PM

My vote goes to:
Trevor Gillies - Zenon Konopka - Matt Martin
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Posted 17 December 2010 - 04:15 PM

I'd say one of the toughest teams in the league is Edmonton, with Steve MacIntyre, Colin Fraser, Zack Stortini, Jim Vandermeer, Theo Peckham, Jason Strudwick, J-F Jacques. Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall won't be getting pushed around when they're surrounded by guys like that.
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Posted 17 December 2010 - 04:36 PM

I'd say one of the toughest teams in the league is Edmonton, with Steve MacIntyre, Colin Fraser, Zack Stortini, Jim Vandermeer, Theo Peckham, Jason Strudwick, J-F Jacques. Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall won't be getting pushed around when they're surrounded by guys like that.


Eberle and Hall won't be getting much scoring support when they're surrounded by guys like that.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 06:36 PM

Eberle and Hall won't be getting much scoring support when they're surrounded by guys like that.

True. But I would bet they like having at least one of them dressed each night.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 06:58 PM

True. But I would bet they like having at least one of them dressed each night.


Having seven is very counterproductive. That said, I would bet that winning is the thing most important to them.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 07:06 PM

Having seven is very counterproductive. That said, I would bet that winning is the thing most important to them.

You can never have too many of those types of guys in the lineup. Jacques can put up some points. Vandermeer, Strudwick, and Peckham are all solid stay at home defensemen. Edmonton's got a bright future with Omark and Paajarvi to go along with Hall and Eberle.
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Posted 17 December 2010 - 07:52 PM

You can never have too many of those types of guys in the lineup. Jacques can put up some points. Vandermeer, Strudwick, and Peckham are all solid stay at home defensemen. Edmonton's got a bright future with Omark and Paajarvi to go along with Hall and Eberle.


Don't forget Sam Gagner. He's only 21 if I remember correctly.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 08:22 PM

You can never have too many of those types of guys in the lineup. Jacques can put up some points. Vandermeer, Strudwick, and Peckham are all solid stay at home defensemen. Edmonton's got a bright future with Omark and Paajarvi to go along with Hall and Eberle.

I would love to have Peckham on the Wings. Would make a great 5/6 d-man.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 11:10 PM

Gillies- Konopka- Martin is my vote for the toughest line. I don't know if the Leafs have played this line this year, but Orr- Brown- Rosehill would be very tough as well.

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Posted 18 December 2010 - 01:01 AM

Zetterberg - Datsyuk - Homer.

^ Because toughness means s*** all now.

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Posted 18 December 2010 - 01:02 AM

Zetterberg - Datsyuk - Homer.

^ Because toughness means s*** all now.

Thatss why Babcock has been saying this team needs to get tougher?

But ya youre right :rolleyes:

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 12:30 AM

Gillies knocked around Bissonnette pretty good tonight. Quickly becoming one of the most feared enforcers in the NHL.
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Posted 19 December 2010 - 04:44 PM

Gillies knocked around Bissonnette pretty good tonight. Quickly becoming one of the most feared enforcers in the NHL.


I didn't think we'd see him in the NHL again after he got KO'd by Boogaard several years back.

He's doing pretty good for himself now.
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Posted 19 December 2010 - 04:48 PM

I didn't think we'd see him in the NHL again after he got KO'd by Boogaard several years back.

He's doing pretty good for himself now.

Happy to see him with a regular spot on Long Island. One of the few pure goons in today's NHL.
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