Takin a T/O with BT: Daniel Carcillo—He’s Not All Bad But Watch Out

January 7th, 2010 by Bryan Thiel Leave a reply »
Two years ago, had I asked you who the biggest pest in the NHL was, there were more than a few answers that could've been handed around.

At that point, Ryan Hollweg was in New York and frustrating Rangers' fans with senseless penalties and mis-timed fights. George Parros' had caught on full-time for the Anaheim Ducks, while Riley Cote of the Flyers was still running around slamming people through the boards in Philadelphia.

Then, of course, you had your Sean Averys, Jordin Tootoos, Jared Bolls, and...well...people were at least talking about Steve Downie.

But amongst all of those names, it was a guy that was traded for the league's definitive heavyweight (Georges Laraque) who had taken the penalty minutes title.

Daniel Carcillo.

Looking at it, it's kind of ironic that the Penguins, who were looking for toughness, traded away the man who would lead the league in penalty minutes and finish six fights ahead of Laraque for the season.

Then again, there's being a tough guy and playing with reckless abandon, but also playing recklessly and abandoning all sense of reason.

Which seems to be what it's come t ...

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