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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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11-12-2012, 11:50 AM
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I personally think the Pens are playing to the "player economics" of the league. Currently offensive defensemen and top 6 scoring centers are the most valuable commodities in the league. I think the Pens have shown, and are showing, the ability to develop offensive defensemen. No problem in drafting them, developing them, and then having a very valuable asset on our hands. For instance, a good, but not great, offensive defenseman fetched us a guy who was able to score 40 goals and another offensive defenseman.
We have two guys who can score 50 or more, and a winger who can score 40. I don't think our offensive situation is as bad as some think.
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