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11-09-2012, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by domdo345 View Post
Marc Antoine Godin ‏@MAGodin
Save for some ponctual needs, Habs have decided to make Louis Leblanc a full time winger.

Looks like the log jam at center is making some movement already. It's getting pretty obvious one of the top 3 centers (Eller, DD and Plek) will be either traded or moved to the wing for Galchenyuk.
Thats the great thing about having excess players in one position. You trade one to make another position stronger.

Originally Posted by hototogisu View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if they played Galchenyuk on the wing for a while when he gets to the NHL. IMO out of him and the three you mentioned, he's the one who "needs" to play at centre the least. It's also a way of sheltering a young player before giving him the additional responsibilities of a C. The Bruins did a similar thing with Seguin.

I don't think they'll trade anyone until they're absolutely sure Gally is ready to step in as centre full-time.
It will probably take time but right now pleks and dehairnais are our best centres. If Eller breaks out we will be in a good position to make a trade and strengthen another position.

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