Thread: News Article: Hawks acquire Brendan Morrison
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01-27-2012, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Cullksinikers View Post
This is almost like us getting him for free. We weren't going to use Brian, so we might as well stop trapping him in the minors and give him a shot elsewhere. I'm happy about this deal. I hope this isn't the second line center solution. It shouldn't be. Brendan will be a bottom-six guy for us who will really help out the penalty kill and provide leadership.

Bickell, Frolik

I hope Bolland capitalizes on the opportunity to be a top-six forward. If he does, we can get a real nice defenseman. Not that we currently can't, but it won't screw us for next year.
I think they brought in Morrison to be the 2nd line centre, or at least, see if he can do a better job than Kruger/Pirri. If he can't, then maybe Bolland moves back up.. but I think you'll see Morrison with Sharp/Hossa for a little while, to see if any chemistry can be formed.

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