Luongo Thread - Scorcher 6: Global Meltdown (Mod Warning Post # 694)
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08-20-2012, 09:34 PM
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Your effectiveness as a third liner does not hinge on production but when you're talking depth, you need to consider your players ability to move up the lineup. Neither Raymond or Hansen are out of place on a 2nd line while Lapierre would stick out like a sore thumb as a 2nd line centre.
I don't think the points Lapierre put up as a winger are relevant at all to the discussion.
I feel like you're making too big of a deal out of the 10 point difference that would unquestionably make Lapierre a 3rd liner, that he may or may not get if he were regularly on the 3rd line.
Even if he's not, I don't think that's enough to make that huge of a difference when comparing depth across positions.
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