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03-26-2012, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by WantonAbandon View Post
Within the next three years they will likely need have acquired or developed in some fashion an entirely new second line or three top six forwards. They do have good forward prospects and maybe they will all be ready and playing to their potential but that would be pretty optimistic.

Plus their blue line straight up sucks. As unideal as you think Staurt is for top competition Fowler is much worse.

In short signing Stuart will help solidify their blue line or at least "harden" it and may give them an option to trade for a stop gap forward while they are waiting for some of their prospects to develop.
Actually, Fowler has come a long way defensively. He and Beauchemin have been quite good.

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