Thread: Shawn Belle
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11-26-2008, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by GoldenForum View Post
Question: How close to NHL ready is Bulldogs D-man Shawn Belle? I imagine he's not yet lived up to expectations, but I believe he was a 1st round pick back in 2003 so some base talent should be there. Can he help out the Habs defensively this year or next...or is he just destined to be AHL-filler? We could always use a strong stay at home D-man.
(I have never seen him play-- so share your thoughts.)
I think Belle could fill in for a game or two if need be and there were several injuries, Henry should get called up first and then you have a decide if you would rather bring up Weber or Carle (when Weber is back from injury of course) as it would depend on if you wanted offense cause that's something you won't get from Belle but if you just want a steady safe stay at home type then Henry then Belle would be the guys imo.

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