It's true, Kronny and White did get held up, White especially. But they were also clutch players. E is not. Why is Carle pointless? He puts up good numbers, better than E.
We just lost our two best defensive defenseman. We've got the puckmovers. That's not the problem. We need a defensive defenseman, and which Matt Carle cannot be trusted to shutdown anyone. He's Ian White. We have Ian White.