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07-10-2012, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by operasen View Post
Some of our prospects will not be happy in the ECHL I think. They'll feel they are being given the chance to develop. Guys like Prince and Pageau need the time in the AHL next season if they are not to become the next Corey Locke.

I'm not a fan of signing AHL "guys" - let the kids play and see what we've got.
You need AHL vets to offset the younger guys. This is a good thing. Plus there is a rule in the AHL that you can only dress a certain number of veterans. I think it's 8 but it might be 6, i'm not sure, go ask in the Hershey Bears thread on the Caps forum. They know about the "veteran scratch".

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