Thread: Speculation: Christensen won't get QO
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06-28-2010, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Thordic View Post
Wrong.

Christianson is a Top-6 forward, or an AHLer. With his style and skillset, it's all or nothing. He's useless in a bottom-6 role. He doesn't hit particularly well, doesn't backcheck particularly well, doesn't kill penalties, doesn't grind, why would you want him bottom-6?

He has above-average passing and shooting skills. He just needs to USE them.
There's nothing wrong with having a 3rd line that scores more so than "grinds", especially if you have a 4th line that can do that effectively.

And if he was centering guys like Avery and Callahan, it doesn't really make a difference anyway. What would worry me is if our 3rd line ended up being something like Grachev-Christensen-MZA

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