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10-01-2011, 08:13 PM
Join Date: Jul 2006
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I doubt they are looking to add a guy like Tikhonov. If they pick him up, they have to play him in the NHL. Which winger is he going to displace from the current roster?
He sure got some skill, but his max upside is likely a 3d liner. We have enough prospects who are safe enough bets to get there one day in Lander, Hartikainen, Hamilton, Pitlick, and possibly Martindale etc.
My bad, I was certain Tikhonov was a center and to me, he would be an upgrade over O'Marra (in my pretend world where they're the same position). I agree on the wings though. I don't see him replacing anyone in that condition. So far in his career he's seemed solid defensively and is able to chip in a bit offensively for his role. All a moot point since he's not a center.
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