Thread: Speculation: Bobby Ryan
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11-24-2011, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Selanne138 View Post
It worked when we had Neidermayer. Getzlaf may have taken some faceoffs, but him and Pronger were at the point, Neids was a forward. The problem though, was Pronger was the shooter, and Getzlaf was the passer. Fowler is a passer right now, and Getzlaf will never shoot so its a problem. Ill try Ryan at the point again, if it means getting Foster off the ice.
As you said, Getzlaf would rotate around and play the point a little bit but Pronger was the primary point man. Fowler plays more of the Niedermayer role, if we play four forwards on the PP we need someone pulling the trigger from the blueline and Getzlaf isn't that guy.

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