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09-25-2009, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Mountaineer View Post
Darryl Powe is a very good 13th forward. Right now I think a guy like Pyorala is better suited to play in the top six than Powe. Asham is a better choice for the top six or nine as well. Betts is a better 4th line center period. Carcillo is more skilled and is a better forechecker as long as he keeps his wits about him. If any of these guys stink it up or get hurt then Powe is an option (right after Kalinski) depending on who is out.

The problem with Powe is he has absolutely no business in the top 9 because he has Riley Cote hands and he doesn't fit on the 4th line because Carcillo Betts Laperriere are just better.
If JVR hadnt impressed in camp, Powe would 100% be on this team. He played well with Giroux-Upshall and with Giroux-Briere when given the chance. Carcillo may have more skill, but he never uses it. Powe as our 13th forward is a luxery this year, because of the incoming of JVR, Betts amd Pyorala.

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