Thread: Confirmed with Link: Brandon Prust to Montreal [4 years, $10M]
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07-01-2012, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Schooner Guy View Post
You've likely never watched Prust play. Habs players sure are happy about the signing and $2.5m ain't too shabby for a very good 3rd liner who can fight and will drop the gloves with anyone.
Prust was 10th on ES icetime in New York this year. He was 4th line. Year before 11th, before that 12th.

He's a 4th liner. Hasn't been 3rd line for at least 3 years by first glance. To be a very good 3rd liner wouldn't he have to actually play 3rd line minutes at some point?

If they got a very good 3rd liner for 2.5 million I'd be pretty happy. But they didn't. They got a pretty decent 4th liner for 2.5 million. That's entirely different.

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