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12-29-2011, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfreak7 View Post
I love Voracek. The Hossa comparison is pretty accurate-- just a playmaking version.

But for now, we dont need him to be putting up big numbers. Put him in a two way role with Talbot and Couturier, and I think that third line will be a huge positive for us. As long as we have consistent production from the G-Unit and secondary scoring from everyone else, I am more than comfortable with Voracek settling into a defensive role on the third line.
Yeah, Voracek really seems to be hitting his stride on the third line. I think I read something like Voracek has scored 19 points in the past 21 games since being moved to the third line. I mentioned Voracek seems to have become a more Jere Lehtinen type of player and a third line of Voracek / Couturier / Simmonds would be mad to play against and they'd probably score quite a bit on you too.

I'm really loving the Carter deal more and more watching Voracek. This guy is going to be a big player on this team for years to come.

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