Thread: Speculation: Cracking the lineup
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07-31-2012, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Predaleafs View Post
Deschamp is very far down the depth chart. he may get a call up but he has to fight his way through alot to make this team. This season he isnt making it, next season he has it even harder if Ross,Biggs,D`Amigo ,Colbourne,Ashton are close to ready. He will be a minor guy and get a call-up here or there jsut like Ryan Hamilton. If your expecting him to make it bigger then you have fallen for his good post-season thats it.

How is it that when you become a fan of a player "you have fallen for" them? There's no disguise. It's just a subjective thing. You like the colour pink and I like the colour red. Make no mistake. I like the colour red. I haven't "fallen for" it.

You also assume that I consider Deschamps to be entitled to a position. All players are subject to fighting for a spot. Even poor little Kadri (sort of :s).

Here's what might give Deschamps an edge. Burke traded for him last season and he's flourished on the Marlies. He was in the Ducks organization which means that Carlyle might give him a second look too. Also he's got a good hockey IQ. He makes very few mistakes out there, he's good defensively (ding ding ding!), blocks shots, and makes good passes.

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