Thread: News Article: Niemi + ??? for Nash?
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05-02-2012, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Pinkfloyd View Post
Burns and Havlat being added weren't necessarily done to try and fix our speed issues. Burns was brought in because they need a future #1 when Boyle's time is up. Havlat was brought in because they really wanted to get rid of Heatley. Getting slower and more physical doesn't mean much if you aren't quick enough to get your body on the other team.
I don't agree, both of those players were brought in because of their speed.

Scott Stevens was one of the best hitters in the history of the game and he wasn't fast at all.

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