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11-17-2011, 04:26 AM
Mr. Know-It-Nothing
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Originally Posted by Needles View Post
If Aaltonen plays in the top lines and gets PP time, his main job is to score goals. If he can't score, he has no business to play in the top6. And we have better bottom six forwards than Aaltonen.
In the words of Jukka Jalonen: "In all of my teams it is important that every player can somehow contribute to the special teams. They either have to know how to play on man advantage or short-handed."

Aaltonen is NOT a penalty killer, I think we can all agree to that. And if his contributions on PP are what we've seen so far, he has no role in that department either.

If you wish to mess up the opponent's game and hopefully draw someone into the box, you send Leo Komarov out there. Not Juhamatti Aaltonen.

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