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08-03-2009, 12:42 PM
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Denver CO
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Wolski is, at best, a lame duck center - with Duchene sitting there. The Avs no longer need him there, so he needs to make it at wing. And I'm sorry - Wolski is not decent defensively. Maybe he's "decent" on a last place team, but compared to other centers in the NHL, Wolski is underwhelming defensively.
I don't object to a Jones-Wolski-Hejduk line. It just can't be a checking line. That's the Avs 2nd line.
If this is all true (and I agree that it is), the Avs need to showcase Wolski during the first half of this season - playing Center - and trade him at the deadline.
Everyone can argue if Wolski is a good or crappy center, but I think we can all agree that he is a MUCH better Center than Wing. And if he's not playing at center 2-3 years from now, we need to deal him while we can still get value in return.
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