Thread: Arnott to Pitt?
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02-06-2011, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Koseegin View Post
How about with Malkin out, Pittsburgh actually makes two moves for the wingers they've needed for the last 4 years.

Staal is a good enough center for the second line, actually he's very good for it. Get Crosby and Staal some wingers to balance out the scoring. A legitmate top threat with Crosby and 2nd tier winger for Staal and Pittsburgh can easily shoulder the burden of Malkin being out.
I think they'll try to do this, but it's easier said than done. I see them making a move for a solid 50-60 point winger that will cost a decent asset or two and then taking a flier on another winger that's having a so-so year. I could see them going to the Florida Panthers for the so-so winger. Maybe a guy like Higgins or Stillman or if they're really desperate and have enough cap space left they could call Ottawa about Kovy.

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