3rd pairing doesn't exactly mean 3rd pairing TOI.
Wings aren't going to have Lidstrom and Ericsson play 30 minutes a night, and Babcocks not taking Kronwall off the PP or anything.
Over exaggerate more.
I know that. I don't need Crosby-boy telling me that I was exaggerating.
Ericsson will be getting more icetime with Lidstrom than anyone else even strength. He's not better than Kronwall, and belongs on the 3rd pairing even strength.
I want to see Kronwall log some major minutes in the prime of his career. In the next year or two, he will be our number 1 defenseman, so it's time to see how he handles top line minutes and playing against the best players on the other team with Lidstrom.
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