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12-09-2008, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR6814 View Post
Do we really need more 3rd liners? We need to start scoring. Unless you want to check the opposing team's players into their own net while they carry the puck, getting another third liner doesn't solve anything.
Because trading two guys that aren't accomplishing anything while clearing salary at the same time is a bad idea? An extra 1 mil in space might not seem like much to you, but it can mean the difference between 4 mil and 5 mil to a player.

It's amazing that all of you want the Rangers to play an "upbeat, hard fore-checking game" yet you don't want a player who fits that mold perfectly. You put a guy like Armstrong on a line with Callahan and Dubi or Fritsche and you've got a fast, tenacious group of forwards to go out and battle opposing team's. They aren't going to make tic-tac passes through the neutral zone, but they'll wear the other team down in their own end and generate turnovers.

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