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Watch out for… (From this post)
No, not Lucic (primarily). Yet this is what the Vancouver media has been advertising. The Canucks might be surprised to learn that Milan Lucic is no longer the greatest threat when it comes to physical play. Who to watch out for, then? Here’s my subjective list, in order of perceived toughness, taking into account recent play but not discounting a sudden resurgence of malice.
- Johnny “The Bulldozer” Boychuk (See Hit) (See him Floor Coburn)
- Andrew Ference (Infamous Halpern Hit)
- Dennis Seidenberg (Big Hit in Tampa Series)
- Brad Marchand (You’d think he was 6 foot tall)
- Nathan Horton–that’s right. He does more than just score. (Flyers Series Highlights)
- Adam McQuaid (Fight vs. Paul Gaustad)
- Zdeno Chara needs no introduction.
- And yes, even Mark Recchi (You’d think he was a youngin’)
- Lucic? Also needs no introduction. It depends on the night. He could be at the top of this list on some nights, but he’s been busy feeding Nathan Horton lately.
- Shawn Thornton? He may or may not get ice time. If he does, you’ll notice.
- Gregory Campbell, who can also be a real offensive threat and isn’t afraid to mix it up
It’s not about the number of hits. It’s about momentum. And maybe some killer instinct.