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#121 c00kies


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Posted 21 July 2012 - 09:30 PM

The reason a lot of defensemen used to pick low numbers is that sleeping arrangements weren't that great back then. The lower numbers got to sleep in bigger beds than the higher numbers, and with defensemen being bigger in stature, picked lower numbers to get these big beds.
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Posted 22 July 2012 - 05:16 AM

Makes Ehrhoff jerseys useful again, for a new nameplate.
Also, the one guy who bought a Gragnani jersey should be pretty happy.

hahaha I know exactly who you're talking about. He was a bigger guy and got it in white. I saw him on the train once hahaha

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 08:54 AM

Looks like Dana Murzyn doesn't get his jersey retired for a few more years at least.

I was wondering how many posts it would take to get the Dana reference :)

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 12:16 PM

I'm sure Garrison doesn't care what number he wears... He got a huge pay day to play where he wanted to play... I still think we could have signed him for a year less and at less money (not much less, but still a bit less)

He turned down higher offers to sign here.


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Posted 22 July 2012 - 05:26 PM

52 is not a defenseman number; 5 is.

I disagree, IMO, 52 looks better on a defenceman than a forward or goalie.

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 05:41 PM

I disagree, IMO, 52 looks better on a defenceman than a forward or goalie.

I'm this way too, certain numbers look better on forwards than defencemen and vise versa. Like you said; 52 looks better on a d-man than a forward, and I can't stand watching Lecavalier and Hall wearing 4!

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 08:55 PM

Do you think somebody called him and said "hey we like to have all our defenceman wear low numbers" seriously, all our defenceman have a number below 10 now.

Edler says 23!!!!



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Posted 22 July 2012 - 08:57 PM

First of all - #19 is a popular number used by many and so is #9. #22 and #33 are nothing special in themselves. But as the posts above in this thread have indicated, high numbers are designated for high skilled players who have a special talent - ie, Lemieux's 66, Jagr's 68, Crosby's 87, Gretzky's 99, etc (#91 doesn't really count because it's so popular).

#71 is Evgeni Malkin - the Russian power forward center and the league's best player this past season. Jensen plays a similar game and he would want to make a name for himself, not be the 2nd, 3rd or 4th best #71 in the game right now. He should get his own high number or take a regular low number - ie, #27 = 17 (original number) + 10

Foligno joined the league in Malkin's sophomore year before he made a big name for himself.

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 09:10 PM

Phew.. No one should ever wear Sven Butenschon's old number 52.

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