Is Dion Phaneuf a Number One Defenseman?

There are 2 comments on the Editor in Leaf story from Feb 7, 2013, titled Is Dion Phaneuf a Number One Defenseman?. In it, Editor in Leaf reports that:

Feb 2, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; Former player Doug Gilmour drops the puck during a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of Hockey Night In Canada as Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf and Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara take part in the ceremonnial face-off as Ron MacLean and Don Cherry look on at the Air Canada Centre.

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Brando

Windsor, Canada

#1 Feb 9, 2013
With a minus ten and getting all the power play time Dion is at best a fourth defensemen
mike neill

Bonnyville, Canada

#2 Feb 14, 2013
yes dion is a #1 def on any team in the nhl he can play hard nose on any given night my question to all dion haters is look he plays against teams best scoring units & usually shuts them down now you know hes the hearth&soul on this leafs very improved team stop think could you dion haters do any better so its time to chill out leave this best leaf d alone i had a chance to meet dion in charlottetown pei one night at a local night club very nice person with no ego he fit nicely with the crowd im sure if you haters met him you would feel sway as us pe islanders do so good for dion choosing pei as your summer home keep going dion your #1 hope you come back this summer 2013 ,awesome GO LEAFS GO GO DION GO GO LEAFS GO

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