Thread: Speculation: Zenon Konopka
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07-01-2011, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by RBR View Post
He takes a lot of dumb penalties like Eager and isn't that great a player. The faceoff ability isn't worth the drawbacks.
Before we signed Nichol, he was also known to pick up dumb penalties. Having that faceoff role player is important, and you can't just assume a Konopka signing is going to end up hurting the Sharks.

Eager's impact was foreseeable, because he was brought in here to hit people. If Konopka is leaned on for a more specific defensive role, I don't see a problem.

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