Thread: Speculation: Tangradi's next contract
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05-15-2012, 07:21 PM
Nerf Herder
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Originally Posted by Honour Over Glory View Post
As a defenseman most of my ice hockey playing life, trust me...I get that. But he seems to be willing to give young defensemen more important minutes than he would a forward that has put together a few solid shifts.

It takes Craig Adams 1 mediocre shift to be in the top 6 for a couple of shifts, Tangradi can have 5 good shifts in a row and he's stuck trying to make magic happen with Vitale and Asham/Adams.
no I don't disagree with you. Dan definitely loves his vet forwards. I don't know if he sees himself in guys like Adams and Park or what but he just can't help himself. But as it stands it would be stupid to plan on him being in the top 6. If he gets a 3rd/4th line spot and proves that he's better than another winger then put him up there, but he shouldn't start the year above the 3rd line.

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