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07-30-2012, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Von Malkin View Post
But, he hasn't been able to find one respectable forward. It just seems like we are in the same situation with wingers as we were 4 years ago. He's drafted Bennett who is still 2 years away. So in my opinion, he hasnt done much to help a weak spot besides acquiring Neal. We don't have any NHL ready defenseman like whitney or gogo to trade for a winger.
Recchi, Sykora, Fedotenko as free agents. Hossa, Kunitz, Guerin and Neal through trades. Not to mention the bottom 6 guys.

And I'm sorry, but Feds was absolutely a respectable forward. He was our 4th leading scorer in the Cup run. He is a good player. He's not a great player by any means and he's taken a step back since 2009 but he was a good pick-up for us the first time around and a very easily explained re-sign the second time around with his playoff performance considered.

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