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11-14-2012, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by arsmaster View Post
Care to elaborate on what a "gallagher situation" is?

He was one of the best players for Canada last year outperformed Tanner Pearson and Mark Scheifele by a considerable margin.
A Gallagher situation would be Canada using a guy best suited to a bottom six role in a top six role, instead of someone clearly better suited to the top two lines. Last year Canada stuck with Gallagher (who I thought was terrible to mediocre throughout the tournament) instead of Connolly, even though it was obvious that Connolly belonged in the top group much more than Gallagher did. This would be similar to using Hudon on a top line instead of someone like MacKinnon/Rattie/Drouin.

Originally Posted by Alberta tough View Post
Agreed, and I think Scheifele would be better used centering the second line.
Yeah, I would much rather Strome on the wing than Scheifele.

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