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09-18-2011, 11:12 PM
Barbara Underhill
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Originally Posted by BroadwayBlues View Post
There was chemistry with Stepan and Wolski last year.

I'm really surprised Wolski is getting first dibs with Richards and Gaborik.

You would think Tortorella would know better. That line has no "jam".

Just another reason why these top 2 lines makes sense:


However, this doesn't make sense:

Wolski-Richards-Gaborik (too much finesse)
Dubinsky-Stepan-Callahan (no chemistry)

I think the Wolski-Richards-Gaborik line will be able to attack with speed and puck movement which will spread out the D.

Moving Dubinsky to the first adds a little "JAM" (stupid word) sure, but Wolski and Stepan on the 2nd substantially decreases the effectiveness of that line. Which was a physical and defensively responsible game with good offense last year. They were our 1st line last year, getting time against 2nd pairing defense will increase their efficiency IMO.

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