PGT: If that isn't rock bottom...just wait if we lose on Saturday...
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01-29-2009, 08:35 PM
Join Date: Jul 2006
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I'm still waiting to be told which of the dipsy-doodlers has to go to make room for that presumed "gritty talent", assuming a lateral move and not an upgrade (seeing as an upgrade is unlikely).
I'm also curious to see if the answer would be the same in 10 games.
It all depends on who the target player(s) is(are). The higher the talent, the more you'll have to pay.
Koivu, Kovalev, Higgins, Tanguay (although injured I know), both Kostitsyn, Plekanec, D'Agostini... they're all in a very similar mold. They can show grit at times, but it's not in their nature. Nothing wrong with that, but you need a better balance in your line-up.
We need skills/grit ala Iginla, Morrow, Getzlaf, Perry, Cole, Smyth, Doan, Bernier, Brown, Arnott, Langenbrunner, Tkachuk, Guerin, Heatley, Hartnell, Malone... you know, guys with who play like Kostopoulos but with a lot more skills.
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