He plays his role, he's a 6/7 dman who plays with an edge. His teammates love him, his GM gave him a roster spot knowing the type of player he is, and his coach keeps putting him in games. I'll trust their judgement of the inner-workings of what makes a good team over our limited insight as fans on a web forum any day. He plays a role, thats all. Not the end-all-be-all just a freakin 6/7th dman. No point in arguing, you guys have an opinion I have mine. He's here either way.
On a positive note, you know you live in a passionate hockey city when there's a furious 4 page debate on a 6/7th dman