Finding Holes: San Jose Sharks’ Defense Lacks A Serious Two-Way Threat

December 3rd, 2009 by Jason Figueiredo-Dumpit Leave a reply »
A true two-way defenseman. 

He is considered by many to be a rare breed. A breed that over excels in every area of his craft.

He is a defenseman that you would not step in front of to absorb one of his hits, even if it was your grandma trying to fish out the puck in the corner. This guy isn’t afraid to mix it up and get his elbows so dirty that a world’s supply of soap couldn’t get them clean. 

But he is much more than a guy just willing to throw his body around to make a difference.

He also has the ability to decide the outcome of the game with his stick.  He effectively moves the puck, keeping offensive attacks flowing, plus he can launch powerful shots that will rock the entire arena.

This guy is so good he could convert a stadium packed with fans throwing objects into a crowd of cheerful supporters by simply wearing the home team’s jersey.

Landing a top-line, two-way bruiser like this requires more luck than your average leprechaun can typically provide. The odds of rolli ...

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