Thread: Confirmed with Link: Caps Sign Roman Hamrlik 2yrs/3.5 per
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07-01-2011, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by EroCaps View Post
McPhee's logic behind replacing Hannan, arguably their best D in the playoffs, with Hamrlik is that their injuries to puck-movers is what killed them.

So now they have 1 legit stay at home D with Alzner. 2 if you count Schultz or Erskine.

I don't think I could go so far as to say it's why they lost, but the injuries to Wideman and Green were glaringly obvious problems, much more so than I would've expected.

As I mentioned when we traded for Hannan and when we traded for Wideman, if you're going to be paying a guy that much to be a bottom-pairing guy, you need him to move the puck, even more so on this squad.

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