Thread: Line Combos: 2nd Line Center "again"
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07-26-2009, 11:13 PM
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Stoll 2nd Liner...for Now!

Originally Posted by JBernierFan View Post
I do say the second line will be Smyth-Stoll-Brown. It makes so much sense. I think Brown will really step up this year playing with Smyth and learning from him, not only as a leader but also getting the garbage goals.
Jarret Stoll is a gritty,good all round player. He's defensively sound but more importantly he'll win key faceoffs. However he isn't the long-term answer. That position will eventually fall to Brayden Schenn.When Schenn breaks in(2010-11) it will be as a third liner. After some time,perhaps a year he'll assume and take over the second Line centre position for the next 10-15 years and he'll push Kopitar...Stoll has skills but is probably best suited for the third line(until a youngster can fill the slot) maybe Andrei Loktionov...

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