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Maltby Knows The End Is Getting Closer

from Chris McCosky of the Detroit News,

“I know I am a lot closer to the end than I am the beginning,” he said after a conditioning skate Thursday. “But this isn’t something I am going to address this year. I love playing. I love coming to the rink. Listen, if my career would have ended two or three years ago I wouldn’t have had any regrets.

“But I am going to just see how things hold up from a physical standpoint; see how I feel injury-wise. There’s always going to be a time (to leave); everyone has to move on. Whether it’s after this year for me, we’ll see.”

To measure Maltby’s on-ice effectiveness by his statistics is to completely miss the point of his value. He’s a grinder, a dependable defensive-minded winger who’s has long been on of the game’s effective pests

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