'"We've got a core group of guys who have taken over the team," Ruff said. "Dumont's a great example. He's a great player but now has a voice in the room you didn't normally hear. Hecht, he's been the silent killer on the team. He's not real vocal, but he does it on the ice. He's been our best two-way player. You can put him in any situation. He's big enough, strong enough and doesn't back off from anybody."'
Digging just a bit deeper
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