Thread: Rumor: Barker to Montreal?
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10-18-2009, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Yarfangor View Post
Barker has the potential, skill, frame, and vision to be a top pairing guy within the next year or two. He plays with Campbell, Keith, Seabrook, so being with MTL he'd really shine with talent.

I'd see something like Halak and Sergei and a 3rd, for Barker
Barker is terrible in his end, if it wasn't for those guys, he'd be exposed on a regular basis. He's a great OD on the PP, but he rarely plays more then 15 minutes a game, and most of it is on the powerplay, where he gets his points. Don't expect him to be in your top 4 unless you pair him up with someone who can make up for his lack of defensive abilities.

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