Thread: Confirmed with Link: Mark Letestu to Columbus for a 4th round pick
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11-08-2011, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Hook View Post
Pretty good deal for you guys if the Mark Letestu of last season shows up.

He was thriving in a 3rd line center role last season, but then Crosby and Malkin went down and his role became too much for him to handle. I think he's struggled with confidence ever since then. He's a smart player with a heavy shot and a very quick release. He's also right-handed and wins faceoffs at a good rate. He's more of an offensive minded bottom 6 center. Not really a checker that can shutdown anybody.
Excellent post - as both a Jackets and Penguins fan, I couldn't agree more.

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Originally Posted by BluejacketNut View Post
If he was 3rd line on the Pens, he'll be centering Nash's line in 2 games


To me, this definitely looks like a precurser to another deal. Adios, Derick Brassard.

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