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05-29-2009, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by BallinLikeComrie View Post
I agree, I dont think the sens would make the best trading partners. Lee and our first this year are all we really have to offer in terms of assets that are worth anything. I am also pretty against trading Lee unless it would be for someone like filpulla, i really started to appreciate him earlier this season and his post season this year has been solid despite his lack of goal scoring. The sens need help up front however they can get it though.
Filp is still a developing prospect in many ways.

He is a Great (not elite) checking center.
He is a Great (not elite) Playmaking center
With Great speed
Already a second line center

Future (possible)
He has a decent wrist shot with confidence he may gain some finishing skills and develop ala Pavel Datsyuk. (fairly likely)
His playmaking or checking either could become elite.

Hes become a much stronger player this year people just didnt realize it till the playoffs because we used him as a checker. Im not sure he will ever be an elite first line center but he could be a semi passive first line center who is defensively responsible or a very very strong 2nd line guy.

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