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03-21-2011, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by ClasslessVillain View Post
I honestly see this as Hodgson's chance to make the club and carry the 3rd line.

The teams that have been winning cups have been getting inspired play from their young guns (and of course it helped them fit under the cap).

Hodgson will be given a shot, who knows, maybe he has the playoff heart Linden had.
I think this is an optimistic but very unrealistic and unfair expectation to put on a player who has yet to play a full season of pro hockey. Hodgson is simply not ready to anchor a 3rd line on a cup contending team. If he does get playing time, it will most likely be on the 4th line with very sheltered minutes.

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