Thread: Value of: Berglund to the Maple Leafs
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10-17-2012, 06:41 PM
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Why does everyone talk about Steen playing centre? He's never played anything but spot duty at centre at any point in his career, every single season he's played primarily on the wing. He's a winger, and always has been on both the Leafs and the Blues.

Andy McDonald used to play centre for the Ducks (and early in his career with the Blues), but for years now he's been primarily a winger. The Blues are very clearly built in a defence first fashion, they're all about defensive dmen and big, 2-way centres, putting an undersized forward like Andy McDonald at centre flies in the face of that philosophy. The Blues really only have two legit top 6 centres, Backes and Berglund, I simply cannot see them trading either one unless they get a better centre coming back. All of their top forward prospects are wingers too (Tarasenko, Schwartz and Rattie), it's not like they have any potential top 6 centres coming up through the pipes, they need to hang on to the ones they have (Backes and Berglund).


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