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03-08-2011, 02:29 PM
Josh Deitell
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Originally Posted by Andrew Knoll View Post
Scuderi was solid last year and he's been great this year. Any plan for the future better include him. Lombardi seems committed to Greener, his salary is a little heavy but he is well above average for a third pairing guy. Mitchell has been good, his future depends on his ability to stay in the lineup.
Greene's only 27, so I could see him sticking around for a while, but Scuderi is 32 now and I worry about how close he is to losing a step. His game requires his positioning to be perfect at all times and I think two or three years down the line he'll start to have problems with opponent's speed. I don't see a prospect in the system who's as capable as he is, but I don't know if he'll be able to keep playing top four minutes once he hits 35.

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