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10-14-2003, 10:39 AM
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Darz
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Originally Posted by geeman
who sits out?

do we do what we do best and stop playing the kids. Will Ward ,Ryder,
be benched so we can play Sundstrom ,who is nothing more than a finesse 3rd liner? Does Dwyer sit in favour of Langdan?
If Ryder keeps playing the way he has in the first 2 games of the season, he will be recieving plenty of ice time regardless of how many players are healthy. Ward still has to earn his ice time imo, and Langdon/Begin will be inserted when needed.
Having the extra healthy bodies around will be a bonus, because the coaching staff will be able to bench whomever they want. Ward, Kilger, Sundstrom, Audette, etc. will need to play up to a certain level or they will be replaced in the lineup. I don't think Julien will hesitate sitting any player at any time.

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