Thread: Proposal: All Things Jordan Staal
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04-26-2012, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Jame View Post
I feel this FACT, has been completely lost on the "ZOMG, Ennis is untouchable!!! He's going to score 80 bagillion points!!!! He's our #1 center!!!!" crowd...
I don't mind having one of Hodgson or Ennis catch easier competition on a given night. If they role with what they have, Vanek-Hodgson-Tropp gives them a strong low-cycle game and in-tight finish. Foligno-Ennis-Stafford gives them some of that but a lot of transition game chances. XXXX-Staal-Pominville would be an interesting duo and if the XXXX is Leino, a lot of puck possession to go along with very good defense out of 2/3rds of that line. Pominville seems like the ideal winger for someone like Staal -- they can go out and play a simple, sound game and put up more points than their checking assignment.

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