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12-29-2009, 10:52 PM
Tender Rip
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Originally Posted by Jag68Sid87 View Post
Ponikarovsky is more of what we have. He may be the best of what we have already, but that doesn't change the fact he's not a shooter and he's not a guy you can rely on for goal-scoring.
Not saying I'm clamouring for Poni, but he is at the high end of what we can expect, and its almost impossible to get a guy like him for next season in terms of the cap.
If you want a shooter who scores more goals than Poni, then he will be expensive, because Poni is now legitimately a big bodied 50-60 points player who gets 20+ goals a season and plays good D and provides net presence.

He is pretty much what Malone was when on Malkin's wing, same size almost to the pound, and if that package isn't something we need over a guy like Dupuis on the top6, then I don't know...

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