Thread: Injury Report: Henrik Sedin hurts hip again?
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08-13-2011, 01:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Hi-wayman View Post
If, & I stress if, Raymond, Kesler and Henrik are out to start the season on LTIR, I think a lot of us are underestimating our other centres and wingers that make up the rest of the team. For example, Lapierre showed he was quite competant to handle the 3rd line. Why should he not be able to handle a top 6 role for a couple of months?

Sedin - Lapierre -Samuelsson
Sturm - Hodgson - Burrows
Hansen - Malhotra - Nolan
Higgins - Duco - Oreskovich

Because Malhotra is more of a defensive centre, I'd rather he stay on the third line, let Lapierre handle the pressure on the top line and let Hodgson mature on the 2nd line. Duco in my opinion is better suited to handle 4th line centre than Ebbett. I can't see Schoeder being NHL ready at all for the start of the season.
watch Lapierre get the Rocket Richard

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