Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Bobby Butler signs with Devils [1 Year/2-way]
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08-11-2012, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Eyes of Orpik View Post
Question, is this to compete in camp for Parise's spot? Or is he going to replace Sykora and the Devils try to find an impact winger on the trade market?
Probably the second one. Who could replace Parise on his own? Expecting him to do that would be unfair. The way we'll replace Parise's production is by having several guys step up, Butler would just be one of them, along with improvements from Josefson and Henrique, the entire fourth line, and Tedenby sticking. I don't think this rules out Sykora being re-signed either, honestly.

Originally Posted by alpine4life View Post
I really love that 3rd line. If those 3 can produce to their full potential, I can see a great year for the devils's 3rd line
Offensively, perhaps. Defensively, it would be an adventure, because the only one I really trust in his own zone is Henrique.

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