Thread: Confirmed with Link: Boullion signs with Preds
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09-21-2009, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by AdmiralsShortShifts View Post
I agree with that. I think this seals Franson's fate....and Blum's. It sure sounds like Laakso passed by Franson on the depth chart this training camp. I'm guessing that Sulzer and Laakso are your two rookies - and Bouillon is your 7th defenseman.
I forgot about Franson. I have been assuming Laakso was going to make the team and then maybe Blum if we carried seven. But said maybe Blum makes it as the other rook besides Sulzer, instead of Laakso, to not get too far ahead. There's still time for more competition.

But anyway, I'm betting we carry seven and this won't take a rookie spot. Totally conceivable that Sulzer is the only rook, and we carry six. But I doubt it. Makes more sense to have enough ready to go and healthy scratch. Bouillon will probably get that a number of times so Sulzer and Laakso don't get put on scratch too often.

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