Thread: Value of: Thrashers 1st round pick
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05-24-2009, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by DeepOrange View Post
The reason I really doubt the Thrashers wouldn't pursue Staal, is because they would want a center who can play well with Kovalchuk. His ideal center is a quick playmaker who can make precise passes at high speeds, and preferably with a right handed shot. Jordan Staal doesn't really fit the bill. Even though he is talented, he wouldn't be an upgrade chemistry-wise over what they have for the top two lines.
The Thrashers also need size, grit, and to improve their PK.

They score enough goals to compete as is, what they need is to tighten up the PK and prevent more goals against. Staal helps there.

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