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06-29-2012, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Ruckus007 View Post
If Hecht hadn't been hurt, Adam may have been sent down, agreed, but I think he would have made it very difficult for them. Remember most of us assumed that Matt Ellis was going to Rochester last year. If Hecht had been healthy, it would have been an easy move is to send Ellis to Rochester and give Adam a spot.

I agree that he got a battlefield promotion to brevet second line center because of Hecht, but I think Adam had made a strong case for at least breaking camp with the team.
I don't disagree with you. But its a very different thing for a youngster to come in on a 2nd/3rd line shielded by a top line than being pushed onto that top line with our very best players. In that sense I think he was rushed. But in fairness to the Sabres they had no options at the time.


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