Thread: Line Combos?
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08-04-2005, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by CarlRacki
Primeau absolutely will not be the fourth-line center. I understand and share the enthusiasm for Carter and Richards, but to think that both will center lines ahead of Primeau is crazy talk. Keep in mind that, despite the high expectations, neither has played a minute of NHL hockey. Primeau, on the other hand, was arguably the Flyers MVP in '04 and certainly the playoff MVP.
You don't understand how Hitch rolls his lines. Primeau will be playing with Kapanen, and likely someone like Sharp or Radio on the right side. When Carter plays, he'll probably get time on a scoring line. That doesn't mean he's going to get more ice time than Primeau.

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