Thread: Line Combos: 2012-2013 Season
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02-27-2012, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by LouisJCloutier View Post
I'll assume that we draft third overall.

Bourque - Plekanec - Gionta
Pacioretty - Desharnais - Cole
Forsberg - Eller - Geoffrion/Gallagher/Palushaj/Leblanc
Moen - White - A true big and nasty 4th liner for god sake

Markov - Emelin
Subban - Gorges
Diaz - Kaberle
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If ever assembled, that line would be terrible. Neither Gio or Bourque ever make a decent pass and Plekanec isn't creative enough to feed 2 unidimensional average wingers towards being a decent 2nd line.

I don't know what Gauthier had in mind in his presser when he talked about turning it around very quick (and I hope he's not gonna be given a chance to do it himself) but I really don't like what I foresee for next season tus far : Gio is declining, Bourque looks terrible, there is no top6 material ready to step up. We suck

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