Rebuilding our defense...
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02-27-2012, 11:39 PM
Join Date: Aug 2004
Originally Posted by
Dr Jan Itor
Didn't you say in another thread, that GMCF should "stick to doing what he does best", which is drafting, and refrain from making trades? Now you want him to make trades? Which is it?
I really don't think he's going to trade anyone but it shows really. There was absolutely no need to move Schultz and even at best maybe in the off-season. Gilbert was not a huge priority for us with Foster here and Brodin coming in.
What we are missing is a guy like Johnsson. We just simply can't find a guy that can make a good outlet pass (not really offense but it helps) but also plays a steady, reliable game on the backend. Which Brodin should provide.
Schultz had one bad year. He wasn't that bad last year and has always been a very solid hockey player, if slightly overpaid.
Yes I use Karlsson, because he's a young hockey player and still developing. They also have better defensemen overall than us...and Karlsson is joining elite territory for offensive defensemen. (And he's a +15).
This is like the whole center issue that Minnesota has had in the past.
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