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05-03-2012, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
I don't expect him to be an all-star personally. I'd be happy if he's a #1B. From the reports of the other centers, they may end up #2s or lazy #1s. So...Staal is a clear upgrade, size, skill, and a winner. I think a Plek/Staal combo is two #1B guys and with support from DD/Eller we'd have a solid mix.
He costs us one of our best assets while not really giving us what we need. I see it as a very poor fit. Center is actually our strongest position after goalie. If we are to spend a huge asset like the #1 pick I want a high end winger who can score 30(Ryan) or a #2 d-man that brings size and can eat minutes(Myers Seabrook).

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