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08-23-2012, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Sojourn View Post
Cogliano as the 2nd line center makes me wince. :/
Originally Posted by Exit Dose View Post
Yeah, I'm with you on that one. I was thinking that they might try Holland at wing, while Bonino auditions for the 2C spot. Get him some NHL experience, in the top 9, while he waits for an opportunity - assuming he doesn't win a job out of camp, obviously.

Its not ideal, but it really wouldnt surprise me if it was tried. Cant say I watched much of Cogliano as an Oiler, but from what the more intelligent Oiler fans said was that he was better as a center. If Bonino doesnt work out, which is quite possible, than Cogs could slot in there. Yeah he wasnt great there last season, but we expect bounceback seasons from pretty much everyone on the roster so why not Cogliano as well.

I think Bonino, Holland, Cogliano and Koivu will all get a chance centering the second line, unless one of the first two sticks early.

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