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10-25-2003, 11:27 AM
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Waterloo, ON
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I think they need Torres back on that line.
Raffie has always had a nose for the net. He never scored all the flashy goals in junior that always get you noticed, he scored the goals from right in front of the net.
He always seemed to be in the right spot, and that does translate to goals in the NHL. I mean look at the first few games... those blind passes were always going to Torres.
Laraque puts those passes in a perfect place... providing an Oiler is there. They are always out of the defenders reach to an open area of the ice.
I agree, although I think Izzy's been doing some pretty fine work playing with BG too. It's too bad he isn't a centre, then it could be Torres/Izzy/BG.
They need somebody with hands on BG's line, I think, is what it boils down to - but BG will never replace Dvorak or Hemsky on the top 2. What about putting York between Laraque and Torres?
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