Thread: Speculation: Dead Wings Era 2.0
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09-02-2012, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by jroc86 View Post
lol bro ... Im well aware of that he cant literally become a sniper. I played hockey my entire life right up till junior and definitley wasn't a "sniper" and that wasnt by my own choice haha. What I was implying was that although Helm will always be a responsible defence first player I think he's capable of producing more offensively as he enters his prime years and continues to build confidence and poise with the puck.

Bert and Cleary originally started with Adbelakder and Helm started with Miller and Eaves. When Bert missed a bunch of games with a sinus/inner ear infection (or a mild concussion/broken nose from Setoguchi tamahawking his face) then Babcock put Bert with Franzen and Pav and that line ran show until Pavel got surgery.
I think you misunderstand Helm's game. Right now, he's not a responsible defense-first player. He's an energy line guy, first and foremost.

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