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07-10-2012, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by StarsFan74 View Post
Has Pomminville fallen that much out of favor? He had 73 points last season, dude. Why put him on line 3?

Also, I'm not sure if Leopold is whom we want.
Just balancing the lines, they'll get rolled out rather equally. We finished the season with Vanek-Hodgson-Tropp, Foligno-Ennis-Stafford, and Leino-Roy-Pominville...and those lines really clicked. Morrow is basically a better Tropp, so trying to use minimal disruption of lines. Though some advocate for stacking the top line, in which case I suppose Morrow and Pominville would be flipped. But the lines as I wrote them also balance the physical presence across all four lines.

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