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11-26-2009, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by shutehinside View Post
Yeahhh, no.

He's spent enough time in the minors. Start him on the bottom six and let him earn his top 6 place and minutes.
I think that's what the Habs did wrong with Grabovsky. When you have such a talented offensive prospect, you need to at least give him a chance with the most skilled guys to see what he can do.

Putting those kinds of players in a grinding, defensive, or checking role, sets them up to fail and lose confidence.

With so many top 6 guys on the shelf now it would be dumb not to try it when he's back. After a few are back, then you decide whether he keeps his spot, moves down a line, or goes to Hamilton.

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