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01-19-2009, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Patty Roy View Post

Personally i would consider calling up Henry. He's a guy that i would rotate into the bottom pairing every once in awhile, especially against more physical teams. He is versatile enough to be used on wing on the 4th line if we get desperate.

The best thing about Henry is that i would have no problem seeing him sit for 5-6 straight games. When a prospect like Weber or O'Byrne sits, thats ice time they are never going to get back. But Henry is what he is and is never going to get better...but as a stay at home, physical defenceman i think we could do worse.
I agree with your comments. Weber missed six games with the Dogs when called up, two of which Bob was watching, to play spotted duty in one game with the Habs. If he and Carle are to bring their defensive games to the NHL level they need to play the big minutes every night in the AHL.

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