Free Agent Talk (Part XIV): Semin to Carolina; Doan still thinking
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07-27-2012, 04:15 PM
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This team has no depth at center. If Richards or Stepan go down with an injury you're talking about Boyle and Halpern as you 2nd and 3rd line centers. Recipe for disaster. Dubi and Artie were great insurance policies because of their versatility. Before them, players like Prospal and Straka provided versatility. The Rangers need to add a center. Arnott may not be the guy but they need someone - unless you're telling me that that someone is already going to be in Conn and ready for a call-up.
What team can survive that? Pittsburgh that might be it, and even now with out Staal you can argue that losing one of Malkin or Crosby would cripple them.
If Stepan and Stall go down, odds are Miller comes up. Also Kreider has played Center in the past, while adding a center is a good idea it is a luxury not a necessity.
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