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09-21-2011, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Shareefruck View Post
I know Grabner doesn't really scream playoff-performer, but I think this sort of lineup could have made a huge difference in the playoffs, IMO. That second line as a whole was one of our weaker ones outside of Kesler, and I have no doubt having the identity of by far the fastest line in the league would have provided Kesler with much more room to do what he could do, and probably less chance of injury.

Sedin - Sedin - Burrows
Raymond - Kesler - Grabner
Higgins - Lapierre - Hansen
Torres - Malhotra - Samuelsson

Hamhuis - Bieksa
Edler - Ehrhoff
Alberts/Tanev - Salo


Too bad. And who knows, maybe he would be one of the guys to be able to break through Thomas.
Grabner would have stayed plastered to the boards and probably wouldn't have made it through the offensive zone with all the clutching and grabbing going on - his speed would have been neutralized. He was not the type of player that would have made a huge difference.

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