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05-13-2004, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Mooch
Im not bickering about His performance at all. I think this guy works hard almost every night. What my point, and what the point of this thread was that he probably wont be an illite checker. Thats all, not bashing!
I don't think he'll be an elite player, but as far as checkers go, he's pretty close, especially for the dollar value. I noticed that no one so far has come up with a better 3rd line LW (especially under 2 mil) than Bulis, eventhough I know there are 1 or 2. I'd say he has proven he can be a great checker (look at the assignments and roles Montreal used him in). He's also in the top 60 scoring LWers, so he's hardly a slouch despite an off year. That means there are teams he'd play 2nd line for if you went by scoring and, given his checking, would be considered a top notch addition for a third (checking, I guess) line. In any event, it would seem as though he's underated given the differences of opinion in spite of the facts.

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