Thread: Confirmed with Link: Artyukhin a Thrasher
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03-02-2010, 02:39 PM
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Kjell Dahlin
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Originally Posted by MathMan View Post
The size issue is severely overblown, especially with Andrei K and Pouliot coming back today. Size is not the root of this team's problems in any case. Sure getting bigger might help, but not at the expense of speed, and those two do help the "balance" of the forwards considerably. It's certainly more important for a new acquisition to be a capable hockey player than to just be big, something which some seem to lose track of on occasion!

At any rate, if the team does need size, adding a 6'6" guy for 8 minutes of fourth-line play is not going to solve that problem. If it would, we'd have kept Laraque.
I agree but I need to add something!

"... It's certainly more important for a new acquisition to be a capable hockey player than to just be (1) big..." or (2) another freakin’ tiny, speedy buzzing bee!

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