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07-19-2012, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by sabrefan27 View Post
There's plenty of ice time to go around. There needs to be a mix of both. I also don't believe every prospect should be gifted big ice time and minutes in all situations. We're talking about 5 veterans versus 13 prospects. So the majority will usually always go to the prospects.
Signing a big time AHL center could take away from PP TOI for Girgensons in all likelihood.

Whereas getting him a big time AHL winger could help speed his development.

Granted, the vet rules automatically make the development slant more. But, whether you add bottom 6/pairing vets versus top of the lineup guys will affect what challenges your prospects get.

The Sabres have yet to take the Chicago Wolves type approach. It will be interesting to see if they ever do.

The whole Sabres U shtick and Roloson as the coach have me thinking that it isn't on the immediate horizon.

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