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07-21-2011, 12:35 AM
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Originally Posted by BaseballCoach View Post
Pyatt could have been a centre option, too. More importantly, DD is already a centre option, but to move him to wing means probably dropping a winger who is much better than Engqvist. The whole thing is mind-boggling.

Surely PG is patiently looking for some better players to spend his last $4M-$5M on.
Obviously not a better one. How many people have played centre in our bottom 6 since Pyatt has joined the team, and how many games has Martin put Pyatt at centre? Exactly. And while I remember the couple of games that gave me hope for DD as well, fact is that he's just not cut out for the centre position in the NHL. He'll do much better on the wing, whether he sticks with the team "long" term or not. If he had more Briere in him, it might be different. But he doesn't, so it isn't.

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