Thread: Line Combos: When Spezza is back...
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10-28-2010, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Lexicon Devil View Post
Based on this logic we should just keep Spezza in the press box.

Yes, the team looks better, but it's not because of Mike Fisher - he hasn't even played particularly well, although tonight was an exception. The main reasons that the team has looked better are (1) the PP is 4/13, and (2) the defence have reduced the turnovers, and are making decent breakouts.
The puzzle doesn't fit together properly with all the forwards healthy. I can't see either of those top 2 lines getting better by replacing anyone with spezza. Don't know what the answer is when he is ready, but i'm afraid of what clouston comes up with.

It won't happen, but i wouldn't mind seeing a Shannon-Spezza-Butler line for a while.

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