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10-23-2010, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by KingCanadain1976 View Post
Seriously anyone really think Harrold would get picked up on wiavers ? Personally i wouldnt mind him gone we need to get some of the young defense in. Theres a stockpille in the minors Shouldnt we try a get them some nhl experience ?
The thing with Harrold is, you know exactly what you're getting with him. He's not going to get much better than he currently is, and management doesn't mind letting him hold down that 7th d-man spot. They don't have to worry that they're letting him stagnate, etc., because he isn't "developing" anymore. It'd be a shame for any of the younger guys (including Drewiske) to get the same treatment, because they're still learning.

I think because of Harry's work ethic and attitude, the coaches like having him around. He'll work hard, never complain, and when they throw him into a game, they know what they're going to get (full effort from a borderline NHLer). If they can limit his minutes, and avoid putting him out against top-tier players he should be able to burn 10-14 minutes a game.

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