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06-27-2012, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
Nik, there is nothing wrong with grabbing a good younger player with some upside coming off an injury. If he gets hurt, put him on IR. As long as you aren't expecting said player to come in and light the world on fire it will work out. Bring in Mueller as a 3rd line RW with some PP time and see how he does.

If not, just acquire a RW at the deadline.
i'm ok with stop gaps like Whitney or even 2yr with Doan, because of the type of players they are. however i just don't like these guys coming off substantial injuries. just setting yourself up for trouble.

I'd rather they address top six needs through either Parise* or Semin, or through a trade. I want to try to get real top line players
first if possible.

Originally Posted by Tawnos View Post
Which is why I really wanted Fleischmann during last year's free agency. I have no problem with this kind of thing, although I'd rather sign Stempniak.
so would I. of all the lower level top 6 Fs i like him.

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