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08-08-2012, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
I think you're going to see Babcock do everything he can to get right-handed shots on the right wing.
I expect Brunner, Sammy and Tootoo to be on the top three lines.
He's probably less concerned about about a right-hander on line 4, but even there, Mursak and/or Eaves could walk in.

Babcock is the one who made "right-hand" shot a big deal after the season. Babcock is the guy who brought over Brunner.

The problem with this, obviously, is that a guy like Nyquist might get bumped down to 4th line or the AHL because we have so many left-handed wingers
Flip/Franzen/Bertuzzi/Cleary and on and on and on.
If I think this scenario, I'd put Filppula back to centre to get really balanced offense.

Bertuzzi - Datsyuk - Brunner
Nyquist - Zetterberg - Samuelsson
Franzen - Filppula - Eaves/Mursak
Akader/Miller - Helm - Tootoo

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