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05-02-2012, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by gopreds9 View Post
A bunch of our defenseman get injured. It's game 7, and we have to play one of Blum or Bartley. Who do you put in?
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Originally Posted by adsfan View Post
Bartley. He has more upside on offense but can get back on D due to better footspeed than Blum has. He knows when and how to pinch. Like AF24 said, he can block shots. I expect him to be in the NHL after next season, maybe by the end of next season. Blum has improved in recent weeks, but Bartley has a better game.
Blum without a doubt. You can talk upside all you want with Bartly, you need someone who has experience and is familiar with the system. If there is an injury, you need someone to come in, and perform, not perform eventually.

If this was a regular season game, I'd probably say Bartly.

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