Buy Or Sell: Hope for a shortened season, at least... Edition
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11-07-2012, 11:31 AM
Join Date: Aug 2003
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Buy or sell: Morrow makes an appearance this season in an NHL game.
Based on everyone's evaluation of his play in WBS, sell. He's obviously an important guy for us long term and has a wicked shot on the PP / great puck moving ability, but sounding like his good performance here last year in pre-season might've been a case of his adrenaline carrying him through unscathed. And it was pre-season; not exactly a reliable measure.
I always thought he had a chance at making the team with a great camp this year but that seems more unlikely now based on people's comments about his all-around game and awareness in the AHL. Actually sounds (and makes sense when you think about it) that of the new guys Dumoulin has the best shot of getting a call up, after Despres obviously.
I am firmly in the "we're not going to waive Strait or Bortuzzo" camp at this point. That means you'd need multiple concurrent injuries for Morrow to get a shot at any point and even then he might not get it. Just depends on who is hurt / what's needed, and who is playing best in the AHL at the time.
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