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08-03-2012, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by lush View Post
I agree that it's difficult to conclude how our third line will be designed for the upcoming season with Arnott hypothetically slotting in as our 3 C

In the offensive zone he would battle for pucks down low, try to get open for what I believe is a pretty big shot and then mucking it up in front of the net

He'd also help our second powerplay unit for sure

I wouldn't think he would kill penalties and 5 on 5 whether he would go out against other teams top lines. If he had Hansen and Raymond on his wings I'd think it would be a pretty decent 2-way versatile line given he's got two of our faster and better defensive players

Then again we have the personel to create a line that focuses on defending with Malhotra, Raymond, Hansen, etc.

Then use Arnott with Kassian and Lapierre to try and dominate physically who knows
I wouldn't even mind:

Higgins- Arnott- Hansen
Malhotra- Lapierre- Weise/Kassian/Volpatti

Lots of moveable parts in there.

I still have absolutely no idea where Raymond fits... especially with Doan...

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