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  • n. Plural form of centreman.

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Examples

  • Though he doesn't appear to have the personality to use his size as the big power forward the scouting community initially envisioned, he did manage to lead his team with 70 points – all the more impressive since he was on a bad club with no talented centremen around to help him, so he had to create a lot of his own offence.

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  • He's going to play wing, so some familiarity with Vancouver's centremen would help, and he'll also have to accustom himself to Canucks defencemen and their nuances with outlet passes, pinching off the point, etc.

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  • The loss could be particularly costly for the Russians who now have only three natural centremen on their roster.

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  • Jackets are crushed that potential free-agent centremen Tomas Plekanec and Patrick Marleau have re-signed.

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  • Toss in contract years for David Backed and T.J. Oshie, both centremen capable of eating up all of 2010-11's minutes that will be playing for contracts and I just don't see it.

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  • In his 16 games prior to Tuesday night's action, Koivu had amassed 7 goals, including 2 game-winners, 4 points on the power play and a +7 feeding an 2.33 HFI that can only be topped by four Western Conference centremen.

    Toronto Sun

  • He was good at the world championship, but you look at the depth of centremen we have - 10 or 11.

    Kuklas Korner

  • "To have two centremen go down in the same game (Mikhail Grabovski broke his wrist in the same Calgary game) was hard to take," Primeau said.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • "You never want to see two centremen go down just before you come back," Mitchell said.

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  • But the Sabres head coach and centremen were nevertheless appalled by a disallowed goal late in the second period, a key play in a 3-2 Canucks victory.

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