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11-13-2012, 06:00 PM
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thestonedkoala
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Originally Posted by squidz View Post
While we could use another couple defensemen in the prospect pool, it's more an issue of timing and roles than anything else. Scandella and Brodin will be with the big club whenever the NHL starts up again. Kampfer's not exactly a defensive stalwart. Cuma's still too much of a question mark. Genoway and Connelly are AHL offensive guys. Bagnall's obviously a career AHLer. But when you look at our system, we have Dumba, Seeler, and Draeger outside of Houston (and some will add Gunnarsson or Jobke to that list). If our Houston group were a bit more balanced instead of being all offensive or NHL guys I think we'd be fine.
Defensemen take a while to develop. I have questions on Seeler and Draeger and their contributions. It's too hard to project where they can be in 4-5 years.

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