Originally written on Nightmare on Helm Street  |  Last updated 11/20/14

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 03: Dan Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on from the bench while playing the Boston Bruins on November 3, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 2-0. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
"If I’m Dan Cleary, I worry about forecheck, penalty killing, getting to the net.  I don’t spend any time thinking about goal-scoring. You’d be amazed at how everything works out from there." --Mike BabcockThat quote comes to us from Khan(!) this morning.  We know that everyone's favorite Newfie is having some trouble producing this year...and hell, Chris is even digging on that.  Guys like Cleary and The Namesake may be off in the points department - but they are contributing almost everywhere else on the ice.Forechecking, backchecking, penalty killing...these are figures that don't often end up on the score sheet, but cannot be undervalued in terms of importance to a team.And that's what we should be focusing on...especially with the Mule producing every single game Datsyuk getting back on track.Go ahead...make the jump...you know you want to."Everybody wants to produce, and when you’re not producing you start carrying the weight of the world on your back and it affects how you...
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