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12-05-2012, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by RealisticLeaf55 View Post
I respect what you are saying but grabo plays the way a center should. Not every center is a faceoff specialist by any means and by putting Grabo on the wing you just hurt the teams need for centers even more. I really do not see Grabo as a winger by any means.
Grabo on the right wing can be a weapon, I can actually see how it might help him. I'm not saying he is Martin St Louis, for one thing he's not in the same league in hockey IQ, but he plays big and he has speed to come in on the off the wing. He's fearless on the wall, we are just removing Grabo from Center because he can't win faceoffs, or 51% against the weakest faceoff matchups and more importantly he is not a playmaking center. He doesn't help his wingers all that much. As a winger he may actually be a productive player worth 4.75M-5M a season. Not sure about 5.5 though.

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