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10-01-2011, 04:38 PM
eco's bones
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Originally Posted by Leslie Treff View Post
I felt that both outplayed Avery for what the spot is--speed and penalty kill abilities. It's a defensive forward spot, which I don't think needs much offense at all. Plus, Avery is extremely expensive for that job. I don't feel that Avery will have that job by mid-season, at the latest.
There's a very good chance you're right on the last part--that Avery doesn't last out the season but Weise hasn't proven a lot yet as a penalty killer and Hagelin as far as I'm concerned is better off getting more minutes in the AHL and trying to ratchet up his offense which seems to be missing at this point.

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