St. John's IceCaps 2012-13
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10-12-2012, 12:51 PM
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If our team is good enough for Antropov to be low enough on the depth chart to be in the minors, we are going very far in the playoffs...
Antropov didn't play like a 4 million dollar man I admit, but he didn't play like an 500, 000 dollar man either.
If Antro were signed for the same dosh as Poni, then he'd be extremely good value for a 3rd line player. Given that the Jets don't have a problem with Salary Cap at this point, his contract is what it is. I'm happy that the signings and general player improvement have pushed him down to the 3rd line - that 3rd line will be a very effective line, IMHO.
I don't have an issue with someone having a problem with his play style or his large contract, but wishing he were in the minors is a bit much, IMHO. I simply don't see enough depth at forward to displace him from a 3rd line role. sipowicz - who would you place ahead of him?
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