Originally Posted by The Great Zo
A few nights ago, I picked up a St. Louis sports radio station on AM, and they were doing a hockey show. They had people on there spending 5 minutes discussing how much the Blues miss having Crombeen on the team (describing him in a way that painted a picture of an idealized lower-line, energy-giving, knowing-when-to-fight player).
The cynical response: have they watched a single Lightning game all season?
The optimistic response: are his contributions something that we're missing in all the fight losses?
Yes, he's a solid checker and can aggravate the other team, but only if he's not the "go to" guy for fights.