Thread: PGT: Tank Habs lose 4-1
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03-30-2012, 10:14 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by CrimsonSkorpion View Post
So Bourque deserves more than time with Plekanec feeding him and minutes on the PP? Well, the Habs are pretty much destined for a top 5 pick, might as well push for a top 3 pick while they're at it.
Well no, it's a little too late now anyways. But the point was to give the player you just acquired (that's probably pumped up) the best chances to succeed.
If I remember, Bourque was placed with Plekanec and a filler. By then, RC had already converted Plekanec into a checking center.

A mix up with the lines might have helped too. AK was still around too, but limited to the 4th line with Gomez and a filler.
Maybe give Bourque a shot on the PP with DD/Cole or MaxPac to get him going. In any event, try things.

I'm not a fan of Bourque, never been. But I'm not really going to judge him on his performance here. Our team has been horrible under RC.

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