Thread: Those Lines
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02-04-2009, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
Pittsburgh brought out the best in Montreal, but lots of teams don't. Hard to really judge the lines, although Kovy looked comfortable with Pleks and AK and Koivu has simply proven that he can play with anyone and certainly brings out the best in Higgins.

One thing that really stuck out to me is how well Pax and Lapierre fit together. Pax pretty much has Lats' size, at least he was easily playing a comparable physical role, but his speed is a huge asset as he can keep up with Lapierre where Latendresse simply can't. Latendresse has better hands but Lapierre can't make a decent pass anyway, so again I found Pax the better fit. I could see those two playing together for years. With the right RW, they could be a line that can play against anyone.
So do you think Patches - Lapy - Lats is good?

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