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03-21-2011, 06:18 PM
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Why are we sheltering Hodgson? The guy has shown at every level he's a big game player. What he's shown in his limited time here is that at the very least, he's a defensively responsible player. I don't think he's gonna take key draws with a minute left, but he can center a 3rd line in the NHL.
yes, I agree.

Doesn't seem like much of a point keeping him in the AHL. Better off bringing him up, finding him some good linemates, and see if they can get some scoring out of his line. Feed him the easiest minutes, with Kesler and Lapierre sharing Malhotra's defensive work load.

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