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08-11-2011, 11:09 PM
Can't Beat Him
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Originally Posted by Dubi Has Arrived View Post
Stick with Wolski. He's working hard this off-season to improve his overall game. Contract year as well. I don't get the impression that he has a bad attitude either. Inconsistent, yes, but not a bad attitude. AK may be more motivated coming over in a trade, but what happens if his game slips and he's put on the 3rd/4th lines? Does he take it like a man and play harder, or get pissed and slack off?

I like what we have in place here. And who knows, Hagelin or Thomas could surprise in training camp and find themselves a spot. But if not, Wolski still has a lot to play for.
Fair points, though FWIW Kostitsyn is also in his contract year. UFA after the season.

Originally Posted by RangerEsq View Post
Kosty is a better fit than WW. As a more physical player, he would fit better with Gaborik and Brad, or alternatively on the third line with Stepan and Zuccarello since both lines would need a physical player presence.
That's a big part of my logic here as well.


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