Off-season Armchair GM Thread Part IX
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08-21-2012, 04:34 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Sacramento, CA
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He'd be a good fit with Marleau, Couture or Pavs as center. Any center who can be a shoot first guy.
Actually, I think Samsonov would thrive in a Samsonov - Marleau - Havlat line. Samsonov always had amazing puck-handling skills, and while he was more of a passer, he's got a pretty good shot when he uses it. But put him on a line with some faster skaters who can take advantage of his speed and puck-handling skills, and it he could really thrive.
But he's had some injury and effort issues, that's for sure. I am more than willing to accept him on a try-out basis in camp. Especially if he's fully healthy.
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