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Kurtis MacDermid: “MacKinnon, Rantanen, everyone … I’ve got their back”



Kurtis MacDermid
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The day of the “tough guy” in the NHL was supposed to have expired by now. NHL teams don’t need a physical guy who fights a lot, the analytics men and women knights of the keyboard explained, because it’s all about speed and skill now and that’s it. Quick, someone from the analytics crowd, message Joe Sakic about this. He’s standing by to take your call.


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