Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Filppula re-signs 5yr $15mil
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07-30-2008, 04:52 PM
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KevinP
 
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Originally Posted by Schroedingers Cat View Post
Dumping Hudler now would be absolutely moronic. The guy improves his speed and skating every year, and gets better in both ends all the time. His growth has been far superior to Flip's and it's a travesty he plays on the fourth line.

Hey, who else got into the NHL as an undersized skilled forward, was pigeonholed by hardass coaches, worked his ass off to improve his speed, skating, and strength, and became an elite player? I'll give you a hint: He plays for Tampa Bay.

I'm with you all the way. I am convinced that Huds is a point per game player given the proper ice time. I'd keep him over Filppula any day.

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