At one point or another, we've all been frustrated with Paul Martin. He has had some ******** turnovers, he has been less than stellar in his defensive zone. His offensive game hasn't been strong, and his shot is average at best.
But it is now time to move past all of this.
Back in 2006, when we started blogging, one of our main goals was to defend Sergei Gonchar at all costs. We fought many a war on the Internet for Gonch.
And now here we are in 2012, looking at another struggling offensive defenseman. We are willing to start anew with Paul Martin, and here is why...
--The last three games
Martin has been solid in the last three outings. Mainly because the Pens decided to pair him with Kris Letang.
This was a big-time move by the Pens coaching staff. Letang could make anyone look good right now, and by getting Martin some minutes with him it will only increase Martin's confidence. This is the first time these two have been paired...