Thread: Post-Game Talk: Our new first line! We win 3-2
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11-06-2010, 05:38 AM
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Originally Posted by MasterD View Post
Sorry buddy, but you can write your line up any way you want to, the "PHD line" will never be considered the 2nd line, and Gomez won't be considered to be playing the 4th line... he'll be considered to be playing amongst scrubs/4th liners, yes, but get real, Darche and Halpern ARE 4th liners, and Pouliot is probably a 3rd liner trying to prove he can be more... never in a hundred years will they be considered our 2nd line.
I think one of the things that allows that line to produce the way they do is that they aren't one of the top two lines. Less pressure on them to score so they're looser and more confident on the ice, and it shows particularly with Pouliot. Put Pouls back on a line called the 1st or 2nd and watch him disappear again, for now at least.

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