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12-11-2009, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by imayagainknowanton View Post
In this case it actually makes sense to play Dwyer on the first line.

Tlusty = LH shot
Dwyer = RH shot

Playing Tlusty with Whitney-Staal, then Dwyer with Sutter-Kostopolous would leave them both playing on their off-wings.

The other option would be to break up Jokinen-Cullen-Ruutu and put Ruutu on the first line, but that would be pointless as that's the only line that has shown anything resembling chemistry the entire season.
Not that I disagree with the reasoning for this, but Samson is a RHS also. With the need for a fill in on the top line, and Samson likely needing a top 6 role if he was ever to stick at the NHL level, they brought up the wrong guy... strictly IMO.

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